10 results found for: subject:"Engler, Ludwig"

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1944 Sept. 9

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Concerning news of army's demobilization plans after the war ends in Europe and what it may mean for him and Edith's brother-in-law Lud, though there is little information. Encourages her to make sure their war bonds are in order and hopes earthquake in Astoria did not cause anything "untoward." Includes three poems, retyped, from the "Oxford Book of English Verse."

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Aug. 29

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Concerning mail received and assurance that he writes as often as he can given the wartime conditions, and that his situation differs from that of her brother-in-law Lud. Moved again and had to make their own K ration supper. Reassures Edith that he isn't interested in anyone else but her. First page written on back of "Office of Special Service Officer News Summary." Several lines of the letter are c... more

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Sept. 12

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Concerning his duties as officer of the guard, news of Edith's brother-in-law Lud, family news, memories of their time in Florida, buying a present for Frances, drinking various alcoholic beverages (or not). A corner section of the paper is missing.

Carl Henry Papers

1944 July 22

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

England - Concerns mail received, a loving note from Edith found in a clean pair of socks, and cables sent. Appreciates that she is taking good care of herself and comments on her new hairstyle and reactions to it. Has many ways to stay informed of news and does not need her to send anything but might be interested in some newspaper editorials. Asks after family and friends.

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Dec. 6

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Concerning mail received including news from Edith's brother-in-law Lud, sleeping conditions, food, and how cables are now being routed. Requests a few items in next packages. Notes that the "Recuperation, Rehabilitation and Recovery Program" is starting, but the details of it are confidential, so he cannot write more about it. Remarks on his friendship with Cap and believes the civilians ba... more

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Oct. 1

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Concerning letters received, delays at the base post-office, sorting through mail to find Edith's letters, and relations with fellow officers including Captain Nelson, who inquired after Edith and her mother. Comments on food (three hot meals of B rations daily) and on Edith's letters about being at the farm and where Lud might be. Describes living quarters and conditions and asks for a food package, ... more

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Aug. 10

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

England - Describes the mail situation and writing letters by candlelight. Remarks on news of U.S. Army African Headquarters moving to Italy and asks about Lud; on the OPA matter; and on various things Edith said in her letters. Describes visiting English homes and caution when offered their rations. Inquires about the situation at the Copacabana. Suggests she find some pleasant work to keep her occupied.

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Aug. 18

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Concerning a letter to his parents and some thoughts on their habits and ways of being, as well as Edith's mother. Bought food in nearby towns; can converse in French fairly well. Has learned from locals about how they fared during the occupation; French farmers were able to hide much of their product from the Germans. Americans are being welcomed. Discusses food bought and meals eaten and family news... more

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Nov. 9

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Concerning mail, visit with French friends, and the elections, especially hopeful about Roosevelt, Congress, and a peace plan. Appreciates the Heatabs heating device Edith sent. Describes a hike with Captain Surrey. Now officially allowed to write home that their division is in the XII Corps of the United States Army and that the XII Corps is in the Third Army commanded by Lt. General Patton. Suggest... more

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Oct. 19

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Concerning delivery pattern of mail, cable and money order sent. Describes a USO show featuring Marlene Dietrich, Joey Faye (called Johnny Faye), Danny Kaye (called Manny Kay), and others, before 1,500 to 2,000 GIs. Introduced himself to some of the performers as Jack's brother-in-law. Shares news of promotions of fellow officers and compares them Ludwig's situation. Describes appreciatively contents ... more

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