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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1140 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: France Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 14 July 1944 Pagination: 4 p. : envelope ; 19 x 28 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe is surprised that Sylvia's father is keeping her brother in the dark about his condition. He writes that he hopes the American public will wake up now and realize they are at war. He is glad the Warsaw battle did not go unnoticed.

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

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

Subjects: MarriageSoldier's LetterWorld War IIWomen's HistoryBattleMilitary HistoryChildren and FamilyMental HealthHealth and MedicalGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: World War II

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