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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1134 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: France Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 8 July 1944 Pagination: 3 p. : envelope ; 19 x 28 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe responds to Sylvia's thoughts on Fascism and the talk she went to. He believes their country would never accept a Fascist order. At the same time he is very angry that too many people in America don't seem to be interested or even care about what is really going on.

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

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

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

Sub Era: World War II

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