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1919 June 12

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Knoxville (Iowa) - Clint has just returned from a dance, which he went to with Dorothy Hayward, although he wishes it could have been Rhea. He's going to start work in the office next week and he wishes he could have attended Rhea's party.

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1918 Nov. 3

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

France - Clint was ordered to the Army Sanitary School, where he arrived on October 28th. He writes about his trip and riding on French trains. There are a lot of dentists there and Clint was able to reconnect with an old friend. The other dentists wanted to know what the front was like. Before he left his regiment they had a group photo taken.

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 June 17

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Knoxville (Iowa) - Clint writes about his work and their plans to start picking out furniture. He can't get away from work so he won't be able to visit Davenport, but they might be able to meet up in Albia. Boyd will be discharged and coming home about the same time Rhea will be visiting.

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Apr. 4

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Bar-sur-Aube (France) - Clint updates Rhea on his situation, including the rainy weather, his new billet, how bad the French are at delivering luggage correctly, and how he has already run into two old friends, Chaplain Conway and Phil Manuel. He has heard that everyone except the Third Army will be out of Europe by July, so he is hopeful about his imminent return.

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Apr. 15

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Bar-sur-Aube (France) - Clint tells Rhea to never send him candy in a letter again, since it made a real mess. He got a letter from her parents, and is currently in the hospital but recovering well. He's heard that they will be returning home on the George Washington alongside the President Wilson. He hopes it's true and he will keep her updated if anything changes.

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Apr. 3

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Bar-sur-Aube (France) - Clint arrived in Bar-sur-Aube and is now the "attending dental surgeon" for the enlisted men at the First Army Headquarters.

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Apr. 20

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Bar-sur-Aube (France) - Clint has received confirmation that he will be leaving with the rest of the First Army Headquarters at the end of April and should be back in the United States by May 10th. He was glad to hear that Rhea wrote to his mother and that the letter was well-received, and he is overjoyed at the prospect of finally returning home.

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 June 9

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Knoxville (Iowa) - Clint writes to Rhea about what he has been up to, including church, a trip to Melcher, visits with friends, work, a business proposition he was offered, his plan to go to Camp Dodge, upcoming dances, and how much he misses her.

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Mar. 17

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Nice (France) - Clint describes his experience in Nice and expresses his wish that Rhea could be with him. They plan to visit Monte-Carlo next, although men in uniform are not allowed in the gaming room there. Last night in a cafe he ran into Ewart Hawe, an old friend of his from Iowa, and they made quite a scene.

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Feb. 17

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Ehrenbreitstein (Koblenz, Germany) - Clint was glad to get a letter from Rhea and writes to her about the merits of trench coats and how much he misses her.

Clinton T. Brann Papers