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1943 Feb. 5

Ozer, Abraham Jay

Letter from Abraham Ozersky to Ruth Newman

Fort Rucker (Ala.) - Letter from Corporal Abraham Ozersky of the 311th Ordnance Motor Transport Company. Abe is extremely appreciative for Ruth's last letter, and had a good short visit home. He sends along some additional "moron jokes," mentions an upcoming dinner-dance at the Dothan Country Club, wonders why Rita does not write more, and sums up his life at camp as "a state of suspended animation."

Ozer Family Papers

1943 Feb.

Ozer, Abraham Jay

Letter from Abraham Ozersky to Ruth Newman

Fort Rucker (Ala.) - Letter from Corporal Abraham Ozersky of the 191st Ordnance Depot Company. Abe writes from their burrow area in the woods where they have been over a week. He has been transfered to another company, and may ship out soon, although it will depend on his Officer Candidate School status, which is at 2nd Army Headquarters currently. He would like Rita to write more often, and comments on th... more

Ozer Family Papers

1943 Sept. 23

Ozer, Abraham Jay

Letter from Abraham Ozersky to Ruth Newman

Fort Rucker (Ala.) - Letter from Staff Sergeant Abraham Ozersky of the 168th Ordnance Depot Company, handwritten on Camp Rucker, Alabama, stationery. Tomorrow Abe will be on his way to "destination unknown," and so Ruth will have another V-mail correspondent. He heard recently from Lester, who is well, and Abe thinks perhaps his unit is headed that way. He recently saw James Cagney in "Johnny Come Lately." Ab... more

Ozer Family Papers

1943 Aug. 30

Ozer, Abraham Jay

Letter from Abraham Ozersky to Ruth Newman

Fort Rucker (Ala.) - Letter from Staff Sergeant Abraham Ozersky of the 168th Ordnance Depot Company, handwritten on Camp Rucker, Alabama, stationery. It has been so hot that Abe's unit spends several afternoons a week swimming, with the excuse on their training schedule that they must learn to swim. He offers updates on different friends: Marty in Sicily, Lester in India, George in Camp Ellis, Illinois, and Sal ... more

Ozer Family Papers

1943 July 13

Ozer, Abraham Jay

Letter from Abraham Ozersky to Ruth Newman

Fort Rucker (Ala.) - Letter from Staff Sergeant Abraham Ozersky of the 168th Ordnance Depot Company, handwritten on Camp Rucker, Alabama, stationery with printed photographs from camp. Abe is back at Camp Rucker because his unit has been put on alert and is making preparations for shipping out. The alert will halt his Officer Candidate School papers, but as he has had so many ups and downs with them he is ... more

Ozer Family Papers

1943 Jan. 8

Ozer, Abraham Jay

Letter from Abraham Ozersky to Ruth Newman

Fort Rucker (Ala.) - Letter from Corporal Abraham Ozersky of the 311th Ordnance Motor Transport Company. Abe explains his reasons for not seeing Ruth while home on furlough, including his awkward breakup with Frieda and his wish to honor his friendship with Ruth. He thanks Ruth for helping him get back in touch with another girl, Rita, with whom he hopes to begin a relationship. His camp life is boring, as... more

Ozer Family Papers

1943 Aug. 8

Ozer, Abraham Jay

Letter from Abraham Ozersky to Ruth Newman

Fort Rucker (Ala.) - Letter from Staff Sergeant Abraham Ozersky of the 168th Ordnance Depot Company, handwritten on Camp Rucker, Alabama, stationery. Abe has arrived back after a visit home in New York City, although the city is not the same with hardly anyone around anymore. Not much is happening at camp, they are not operating any depot, because they are waiting for orders to move out, which Abe hopes come... more

Ozer Family Papers

1943 Feb. 28

Ozer, Abraham Jay

Letter from Abraham Ozersky to Ruth Newman

Fort Rucker (Ala.) - Letter from Corporal Abraham Ozersky of the 191st Ordnance Depot Company. Abe comments on the weather, that he is still waiting for news on Office Candidate School, and that he likes his new company. He offers news and encouragement regarding mutual friends and the army and war situation. Rita wrote that she was going to the Bronx to visit Ruth and others, and Abe wishes he was there t... more

Ozer Family Papers

1943 May

Ozer, Abraham Jay

Letter from Abraham Ozersky to Ruth Newman

Fort Rucker (Ala.) - Letter from Staff Sergeant Abraham Ozersky of the 168th Ordnance Depot Company. Abe's Officer Candidate School orders were cancelled again, and he has been transferred to a new unit, which has just taken over the depot operated by his former company. His familiarity has led to a promotion to Staff Sergeant. They are preparing to go on maneuver back near Nashville, which will be an impr... more

Ozer Family Papers