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1944 Sept. 1

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Note from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Note accompanying letters just answered and being returned to Edith for safekeeping and tenderly expressing affection.

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Aug. 15

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Concerning officers' and soldiers' pay, the "PTA" process, and his role in that system. Encourages Edith to socialize with people outside the family, especially if it improves her spirits. Describes bathing conditions and his hair, and notes that he is not in contact with troops and is fairly isolated from the war. Thoughts of her give him comfort. Several lines of the letter are covered with tape.

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Aug. 19

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Concerning letters from Rob and Ethel, packages received, and Carl and Edith's anniversary. Remarks on his daily life and information read in a recent Jewish Center Servicemen's mimeographed news sheet. Asks her for news of friends and family and urges her to take care.

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Oct. 3

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Thanks Edith for subscription to Time magazine; received first issue. Encloses an issue of Stars and Stripes and three French coins. Describes currency enclosed and other money sent. Also concerns cable sent and how much time it takes for a cable to be received; staying warm in tents in cold weather; Edith's French lessons; and a doctor Edith has been seeing. Suggests Edith ask her father, r... more

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Oct. 6

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Note from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Handwritten love note "to my darling wife" on a torn half sheet of paper. Probably enclosed in a package with a gift for Edith.

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Oct. 18

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Concerning letters from Edith but no word from his family, although received razor blades from aunt Fan. Writes reassuringly and passionately of his love for Edith. Describes day of getting payroll forms, making a list of fire rules and regulations for the building, and what he had for lunch. Concerns news of other officers, money and investing, and eveyone guessing the date of the end of the war. Ass... more

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Nov. 30

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Anniversary Card from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Anniversary card, in booklet format, depicting two ducks as a loving couple. Contains color illustrations, printed rhyming verses, and affectionate handwritten notes from Edith to Carl on the last two pages, with an additional note from Carl to Edith at the end.

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Nov. 29

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Concerning mail received and still missing, and sending information about the Contract Termination and Property Disposal program, originally but no longer classified as "secret." Describes contents of package from his sister-in-law Ethel (six jars of marmalade). Quotes war news. Describes his work on decorations and awards, mainly composing citations. Comments on changing predictions... more

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Nov. 19

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Opens with remarks on photographs of Edith and how much he loves her. Also concerns mail not received, packages expected, and mail and cables he has sent. Recounts news of a German surrender that echosed a surrender from 1918. Describes dinner, news of others, and Cap's wife's job working for her father. Still wants to know why Edith is studying German and hopes she will spend some of the winder in Fl... more

Carl Henry Papers