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1944 Nov. 3

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Concerning mail received and contents of package of food also received, including a piece of a wedding cake. Comments on photographs of her. Describes typical breakfast, which he missed today, and how they shave in the office. Also concerns girls visiting from the American Red Cross, one of whom described her work, and the attractiveness of American women in general; speculation on what will happen in... more

Carl Henry Papers

1943 Oct.

Ozer, Abraham Jay

Letter from Abraham Ozersky to Ruth Newman

San Francisco (Calif.) - V-mail from Staff Sergeant Abraham Ozersky of the 168th Ordnance Depot Company, sending along his contact information.

Ozer Family Papers

1944 Nov. 22

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Robert Levy and Ethel Levy

France - Concerning mail and packages received. Describes moves through France and various "ghost towns," terrible weather, and war-ravaged conditions in the places they are living and working. Comments on Ethel's news and descriptions of his nephew Bobbie and wishes him a birthday. Asks Rob to write with news.

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Nov. 21

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Concerning lack of mail and its impact on morale, and requests for items to be included in next package. Quotes a news story about the American army's moves against the German army and describes activities of his day, including sending Christmas cards, reading Lin Yutang's book "Between Tears and Laughter," and plans to apply to the Army's Contract Termination and Surplus Property Disposal Program. D... more

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Nov. 18

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Concerning mail received (or not) and delivery times. Describes sleep (on a wooden floor), beautiful weather, exploring the town they are in, news of others in the military. Remarks on news in Edith's letters, reminds her to order some gifts for family members ahead of time and urges her to pursue a job or volunteer work. Closes on very affectionate note.

Carl Henry Papers

1945 Feb. 2

Weinberger, Caspar W.

Letter from Caspar W. Weinberger to Caleb Foote and Hope Stephens Foote

Philippines - Delighted to hear of the new baby. Family.

Caleb Foote Papers

1944 Dec. 19

Huttenbauer, Emil

Letter from Emil Huttenbauer to Carl Henry

Cincinnati (Ohio) - Carl's grandfather writes to him concerning Carl's sister Em's graduation, the happy news from mutual acquaintances who have seen him that Carl is well and in good health, business, scarcities, and home life.

Carl Henry Papers

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

1944

Dillon, Robert E.

V-mail fragment from Robert E. Dillon to unidentified recipient

India - Part of a v-mail facsimile with a cartoonish drawing of a rabbit and written sentiment "A long wish / with a short tail / Happy Easter!"

Robert E. Dillon Papers