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Randall J. Cushing Collection of World War I and World War II Letters, 1914-1963

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Collection Scope and Content

This is a collection of 27 portions of World War I and World War II letters by various soldiers and their families between 1918 and 1946. It contains the letters of 25 soldiers and one flight nurse, and their wives, girlfriends, mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, friends and anyone else imaginable. The writers come from many fields, social classes, specialties and branches of the service. There are farmers and doctors and pastors. This collection provides a look at the experiences of a very broad sampling of soldiers and civilians during the world wars.

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