Letter from Joe Olexa to Agnes Van Der Weide, December 25, 1942

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Title

Letter from Joe Olexa to Agnes Van Der Weide, December 25, 1942

Description

Handwritten letter and envelope with transcript by Joe Olexa to Agnes Van Der Weide, dated December 25, 1942. The envelope is sent from Co. L, 26th Infantry, A.P.O. #1, New York, New York, dated December 27, 1942. In the letter, Joe writes to Agnes on Christmas Day while stationed overseas in North Africa and expresses the holiday's special meaning to him that year while experiencing profound gratitude for his life. He continues to write while focusing on positive news such as the swell sermon he attended and the delicious holiday dinner.

Coverage

World War II

Date

1942-12-25

Rights

Publisher

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

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

RHC-93_Olexa_1942-12-25

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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, December 25, 1942,” Digital Collections, accessed September 17, 2021, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/46438.
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