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1945 Mar. 11

Langland, Joseph

Letter from Joseph Langland to Judith G. Wood Langland

Germany - Bought two paintings in Belgium and sent them home. Harold writes from the Philippines, where it rains all the time.

Joseph Langland Papers

1945 Mar. 28

Langland, Joseph

Letter from Joseph Langland to Judith G. Wood Langland

Germany - Has a big job to d after the collapse that is coming. Purchased a painting.

Joseph Langland Papers

1945 May 13

Langland, Joseph

Letter from Joseph Langland to Harold Langland

Germany - Mother's Day, and American holiday. Visit to Bad Berks resort, saw three American nurses while GIs are not allowed to speak to women; boys with a radio started dancing.

Joseph Langland Papers

1945 May 15

Langland, Joseph

Letter from Joseph Langland to Judith G. Wood Langland

Germany - Encloses his general letter on Buchenwald with copies for others. "Please keep a file of these general letters. It becomes, in a small sense, a partial diary of a a small part o the war."

Joseph Langland Papers

1945 July 30

Langland, Joseph

Letter from Joseph Langland to Langland family

Augsburg (Germany) - Is now assigned to Military Government work, "my biggest mission is the welfare, the happiness, and the useful education and occupation of the leisure time of the enlisted men. So I am doing everything from opening beer bars, sponsoring dances, umpiring and scheduling all sorts of athletic events, arranging travel tours of southern Bavaria..." Account of his activities ... more

Joseph Langland Papers

1945 Apr. 10

Langland, Joseph

V-mail from Joseph Langland to Judith G. Wood Langland

Germany - Writes few individual letters now that he has begun the general letters. Had a chance to visit Ohrdruf and passed another concentration camp on the way. Displaced people along the way.

Joseph Langland Papers

1945 Apr. 10

Langland, Joseph

Letter from Joseph Langland to Judith G. Wood Langland

Germany - Accounting of letters received. Odds and ends to tie up. Does not see that he can return home until mid-1946.

Joseph Langland Papers

1945 Aug. 17

Langland, Joseph

Letter from Joseph Langland to Langland family

Augsburg (Germany) - Wonders if Mike has been able to return to the states since air power is no longer needed in the Pacific. Sends another poem on Harold, "sort of a singing ballad which is meant to be as glad and happy as we always were" (not included).

Joseph Langland Papers

1945 July 30

Langland, Joseph

Letter from Joseph Langland to Judith G. Wood Langland

Germany - Old unit is disbanded, Langland has been reassigned to headquarters, 3rd Military Government Regiment. Business in July. Trip to Oberammergau.

Joseph Langland Papers