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1944 July 30

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

Remarking on mail received and how much he appreciates Edith's letters and urges her not to feel bad about Wallace or Willkie. Notes that they are getting bacon but would appreciate real eggs. Has been appointed PX (post exchange) inventorying officer and spent part of the day going over account books.

Carl Henry Papers

1944 July

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Form letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

Change of address form shows mailing address and cable address.

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Sept. 3

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Cablegram from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Confirming that mail is arriving, and he is happy to hear from her and is "fit and well."

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Aug. 28

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Concerning mail and constant moving, including orders to move out early the next morning. Describes beauty of French landscape, food tossed to the American troops in gratitude, women throw kisses to the soldiers, and the flags flying. Closes with a love poem to Edith.

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Aug. 20

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Concerning mail, his living, sleeping, and working conditions in France, farmers' daily routine, and food that he wants. Comments on the war dragging on. Had tooth filling fixed under an apple tree by a "Bronx Jewish dentist." Made a deal with a French family who will supply them with fresh food.

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Sept. 4

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Concerning mail, how long it takes a cable to reach her, conversation with Captain Hacker about Colonel Dave, and another sudden move. Traveled until 12:30 a.m. and camped in the woods.

Carl Henry Papers

1944 July 10

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

England - Describes new quarters in an old English lodge, where he is in the same building with Captain Owen, Lt. Col. Jeffrey, Lt. Col. Copeland, Capt. Nelson, Capt. Todd, Cap, etc. Also describes weather, flowers and shrubbery, local customs, people, cheap prices, and how well his Val-Pak has kept his clothes. Remarks that "Negro and white commingle to a degree that would astound some Americans--and ... more

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Sept. 22

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Concerning news-filled mail received, rainy weather, and a hot shower recently taken. Describes the French countryside and hopes Edith will tour it with him after the war. Describes a Red Cross Clubmobile visiting the area with three "girls" serving coffee and doughnuts from it, and compares American women to French women. In a "bull session" with Cap discussed what they might do after the war is over.

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Sept. 6

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Explains the enclosed money order and other matters relating to finances. Also concerning missing combat jacket, hair care advice from barber, appearance of French women, speculation on where he and others in his unit may be headed as the war in Europe appears to be winding down, and when they will learn about the army's prioroties for discharge. Asks Edith to send a new toiletries kit. Ends with poet... more

Carl Henry Papers

1944 July 4

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

England - Writing from "somewhere in England," remarking on how beautiful the countryside is, and mentioning that he mailed a lot of letters, written about one per day, to her at once.

Carl Henry Papers