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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

1918 Nov. 30

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Postcard from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Paris (France) - Clint received Rhea's letters of November 2, 3, and 4, and will send her a full-length letter as soon as he has the time. The postcard features a photograph of American troops marching into Luxembourg on November 21st.

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Apr. 7

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Bar-sur-Aube (France) - Clint misses hearing from Rhea and he misses his old regiment as well now that he has relocated. He thinks there is a good chance that this headquarters will be broken down and shipped off by the end of the month, which he is hopeful for. He writes about his grief that since his father died, the home he will return to will not be the same home he left. He has new equipment and a roomy office where he ... more

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1918 Sept. 20

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

France - It's a beautiful night and Clint has recovered his shoulder bag with Rhea's letters which he'd thought were lost. He assures her that he's not on the front or carrying a gun, since he's a doctor, and he wonders how he will adjust to life back home after the war is over. He asks her if she's saving his letters so that after the war they can better keep track of where he was. They all have fleas and lic... more

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Feb. 13

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Ehrenbreitstein (Koblenz, Germany) - Clint hasn't heard from Rhea in a while, but he's growing to like where he is a little better now. They've had good weather, almost like spring, and the most wonderful moonlit nights. He didn't think he could ever enjoy moonlight again after last summer, when it mean German bombings. A new dental surgeon was transferred to their division, and he's finding the adjustment hard after being promised he co... more

Clinton T. Brann Papers