Letter from Joe Olexa to Agnes Van Der Weide, August 9, 1943

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Letter from Joe Olexa to Agnes Van Der Weide, August 9, 1943

Description

Handwritten letter and envelope with transcript by Joe Olexa to Agnes Van Der Weide, dated August 9, 1943. The envelope is sent from Co. L, 26th Infantry A.P.O.-1, c/o Postmaster New York, New York, dated August 14, 1943. In the letter, Joe writes from the Mediterranean island of Sicily and describes his job while on detached service with the Navy. He also describes his excitement in receiving fourteen of Agnes' letters and the many surprises written within them including her new job and her parents move to Michigan.

Coverage

World War II

Date

1943-08-09

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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, August 9, 1943,” Digital Collections, accessed June 15, 2021, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/44750.
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