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Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) to Sylvia Weiner

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.0837 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: England Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 30 November 1943 Pagination: 1 p. : V-Mail ; 11.5 x 14 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe talks politics and the inevitability of finding the world embroiled in another upheaval after this one. He writes that it is comparatively unimportant what happens to their generation. That they will have lived through one of the most thrilling eras in history will in itself be a source of satisfaction.

People: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988)
Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008)

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: MarriageSoldier's LetterWorld War IIWomen's HistoryMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyPolitics

Sub Era: World War II

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