Letter from Joe Olexa to Agnes Van Der Weide, July 19, 1943

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Letter from Joe Olexa to Agnes Van Der Weide, July 19, 1943

Description

Handwritten V-Mail letter and envelope with transcript by Joe Olexa to Agnes Van Der Weide, dated July 19, 1943. The envelope is sent from Co. L, 26th Infantry A.P.O.-1, c/o Postmaster New York, New York, dated July 30, 1943. In the V-Mail letter, Joe reminisces about the Fourth of July he spent together with Agnes and how he wishes he could have attended her graduation. He also mentions how he thought he would return home after the African Campaign and his resulting feeling of disappointment.

Coverage

World War II

Date

1943-07-19

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Publisher

Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

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application/pdf

Type

Text

Language

eng

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Citation

Olexa, Joseph P., “Letter from Joe Olexa to Agnes Van Der Weide, July 19, 1943,” Digital Collections, accessed June 15, 2021, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/44746.
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