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1944 Nov. 1

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Concerning mail and delays in airmail delivery due to bad flying conditions. Suggests that Edith buy a V-mail magnifying glass. Requests more shaving lotion in next package. Describes dessert eaten with landlady and her guests, visiting for a religious holiday. One guest was the wife of a soldier currently imprisoned in Germany. Recounts towns visited and an ancient fortress. Closes with a po... more

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Nov. 16

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Received a service ribbon in the mail; quotes news of Army decorations for valor and comments on recent elections. Describes state of town they are in, left in damaged and unclean condition by the Germans, who seemed to have left in a hurry, and how the American army uses the facilities there. They are in rural France, with barns, farm animals loose, and roads of mud, and it feels desolate. They are p... more

Carl Henry Papers