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1943 Nov. 22

Ozer, Abraham Jay

Letter from Abraham Ozersky to Ruth Newman

Australia - Letter from Staff Sergeant Abraham Ozersky of the 168th Ordnance Depot Company. Abe has heard from many in "the old gang," and even from Rita. Things there are nice in Australia, and although they are busy they are near a large city and can get to town. Abe discusses the reversed seasons, how customs are similar to or more progressive than at home, and about the extensive use of slang. He does... 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

1945 June 18

Ozer, Abraham Jay

Letter from Abraham Ozersky to Ruth Newman

Philippines - Letter from Staff Sergeant Abraham Ozersky of the 168th Ordnance Depot Company. He has been transfered to Headquarters Base K., Fiscal Office, and likes the work fine, although there is not much in terms of recreation besides movies. He heard from Kup, who has put back on some of the seventy pounds he lost as a prisoner of war. Abe does not think he will get a vacation soon, knows the ... 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

1942 Oct. 21

Ozer, Abraham Jay

Letter from Abraham Ozersky to Ruth Newman

Nashville (Tenn.) - Letter from Corporal Abraham Ozersky of the 52nd Quartermaster Regiment. Abe has time to write as Corporal of the Guard, and thanks Ruth for her poem in the last letter. His company is in maneuvers in real field conditions in the woods north of Nashville, but the weather has been so nice it is more like hiking than "actual war problems." Their group of friends is scattered across the c... 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

1942 Apr. 10

Ozer, Abraham Jay

Letter from Abraham Ozersky to Ruth Newman

Quartermaster Replacement Training Center (Camp Lee, Va.) - Letter from Private Abraham Ozersky of the 8th Quartermaster Training Regiment, handwritten on U. S. Army stationery. Abe has been accepted for Officer's Training, but will remain at Camp Lee until starting school. He expresses regret for those about to be drafted, but thinks they will find appropriate roles, and will try to track down Ruth's friend in the medical section. Ruth is keeping ... more

Ozer Family Papers

1942 May 10

Ozer, Abraham Jay

Letter from Abraham Ozersky to Ruth Newman

Atlanta (Ga.) - Letter from Private Abraham Ozersky of the 52nd Quartermaster Regiment, handwritten on Service Men's Center, Kimball House, Atlanta, Georgia, stationery. Through a "quirk in Army orders" Abe was taken off the Officer's Training approved list and sent to Motor Parts Specialist School. He offers updates on family and friends, and suggests that after New York City, Atlanta is the next best ci... more

Ozer Family Papers