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Identifier: M/A 0375
Description of Contents Correspondence, memoir, compiled documents, and paper weight made from defused artillery shell documenting the experiences of two members of Amy Rea's family in World War II. Crippen's materials include a memoir he wrote, originals and photocopies of documents charting his service in the U.S. Navy, and the paperweight he created from defused Japanese artillery shell detonators on Guadalcanal. Beck's materials include letters written to his family in Blackduck, Minnesota, primarily during...
Dates: 1942 - 2004
Identifier: M/A 0348
Description of Contents The Lord Family World War II Correspondence collection contains letters and cards sent between Staff Sergeant Harry Holmes Lord, Jr. of the United States Marine Corps (USMC) and his family in Minneapolis. The letters cover the time span from when Staff Sergeant Lord entered boot camp in May of 1943 to when he completed his service in January of 1946. The collection contains two series. Letters Home from Harry Holmes Lord, Jr.: Letters Home...
Dates: 1943 - 1946