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1944 Dec. 11

Langland, Harold D.

Christmas card from Harold Langland to Judith G. Wood Langland

France - "Now that I have spent a short time in the Army, I can see more wrong in war than I ever have before." Will leave Wednesday to be home by Christmas.

Joseph Langland Papers

1945 July 10

Langland, Judith G. Wood

Letter from Judith G. Wood Langland to Langland family

S.l. - Appreciates receiving the copy of the letter from Harold's commanding officer: "What a sad task such a man must perform!" Has seen Harold's obituaries: "If only this war is over soon and some real good comes out of it. Perhaps it will not last much longer with the daily pounding Japan is receiving in much the same way Germany did."

Joseph Langland Papers

1945 Mar. 19

Langland, Harold D.

V-mail from Harold D. Langland to Judith G. Wood Langland

Philippines - Wishes Judy would visit his father to raise spirits.

Joseph Langland Papers

1945 June 23

Langland, Judith G. Wood

Letter from Judith G. Wood Langland to Langland family

S.l. - Receiving word from Corinne about Harold's death: it "came as a shock when I was on my way back to work in the afternoon. It was like hearing about my own brother, and it is the greatest personal loss since since my mother went almost three years ago now."

Joseph Langland Papers

1945 July 27

Langland, Joseph

Letter from Joseph Langland to Judith G. Wood Langland

Augsburg (Germany) - Account of his activities and full schedule in July. New that Mrs. Binns and Harold had both died; reassignment of company and duties. Memories of Harold.

Joseph Langland Papers

1945 Sept. 28

Langland, Joseph

Letter from Joseph Langland to Judith G. Wood Langland

Augsburg (Germany) - Glad to learn that Mike is safely home.; "I know that coming back with Harold gone will be very hard for Mike, and that Mike's return will only serve to sharpen Harold's absence, but that must be now." Is very fit now; playing football on the regimental team with fellows from Ohio State, North Carolina, Syracuse, etc., and is getting black and blue. The Bavarian has made a ... more

Joseph Langland Papers

1945 Nov. 4

Langland, Joseph

Letter from Joseph Langland to Judith G. Wood Langland

Augsburg (Germany) - Thoughts on Harold's birthday following his death. Played and won their fifth football game. Listened to Navy-Notre Dame football game on radio.

Joseph Langland Papers

1945 Dec. 6

Langland, Joseph

Letter from Joseph Langland to Judith G. Wood Langland

Augsburg (Germany) - Sends Christmas cards (one printed in orange, the other in blue) he had printed, but will soon have "a real present": his memorial brochure for Harold, which is printed on the best paper he could secure and illustrated with a sketch by a local GI based on a photograph.

Joseph Langland Papers

1945 June 21

Langland, Clara M.

Letter from Clara M. Langland to Judith G. Wood Langland

Spring Grove (Minn.) - Has received a telegram informing them of Harold's death.

Joseph Langland Papers