Letter from Joe Olexa to Agnes Van Der Weide, April 5, 1942

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Title

Letter from Joe Olexa to Agnes Van Der Weide, April 5, 1942

Description

Handwritten letter and envelope with transcript by Joe Olexa to Agnes Van Der Weide, dated April 5, 1942. The envelope is sent from Co. L, 26th Infantry, A.P.O. #1, Camp Blanding, Florida, dated April 6, 1942. In the letter, Joe writes to Agnes while he continues to undergo hard training at Camp Blanding and has lost ten pounds to show for it. He also writes about their escaping the southern heat by swimming in their downtime, the upcoming parade in Jacksonville, Florida for "Army Day," and the recent film he had seen.

Coverage

World War II

Date

1942-04-05

Rights

Publisher

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

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

RHC-93_Olexa_1942-04-05

Format

application/pdf

Type

Text

Language

eng

Collection

Citation

Olexa, Joseph P., “Letter from Joe Olexa to Agnes Van Der Weide, April 5, 1942,” Digital Collections, accessed December 6, 2021, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/46392.
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