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World War II collection, 1940-1945.

Author: Edward TempestWilliam R BailleLadislaw CsiernyJames J FisherWilliam GivensAll authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Database:WorldCat
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Collection of correspondence and miscellaneous documents, 1940-1945. About half the collection consists of letters to Garrett Winter from the following New-York Historical Society employees on active service: William R. Baille, Ladislaw Csierny, James J. Fisher, William Givens, Joseph Gymory, George Johnson, Vincent J. Marshall, Charles J. Miller, and George Takacs. They describe a variety of war experiences: work  Read more...
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Genre/Form: V-mail
Correspondence
Ration books
Postcards
Christmas cards
Insurance policies
History
Personal narratives
Named Person: John Garrett Winter; John Garrett Winter
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Tempest; William R Baille; Ladislaw Csierny; James J Fisher; William Givens; Joseph Gymory; George Johnson; Vincent J Marshall; Charles J Miller; George Takacs
OCLC Number: 58783248
Description: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)

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Collection of correspondence and miscellaneous documents, 1940-1945. About half the collection consists of letters to Garrett Winter from the following New-York Historical Society employees on active service: William R. Baille, Ladislaw Csierny, James J. Fisher, William Givens, Joseph Gymory, George Johnson, Vincent J. Marshall, Charles J. Miller, and George Takacs. They describe a variety of war experiences: work as a radar operator in Washington State; guarding prisoners of war in Delaware; service in India; witnessing surrender in Germany; and hospitalization for "operational fatigue, in other words, nerves." There are also letters from people in England, including five from Edward Tempest in Spofforth, North Yorkshire, describing air raids. A group of letters from 1942 discuss a ban on taking photographs in New York Harbor. A letter from a sailor on board the U.S.S. Hilary P. Jones describes conditions in Iceland. Other miscellaneous documents include ration books, V-mail, postcards, Christmas cards, and an insurance policy covering war damage.

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