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Carl Holmberg Letter, 1945 May 7

Carl Holmberg Letter, 1945 May 7
Mss. Acc. 2014.196
0.01 Cubic Feet
More Extent Information
20.5 cm x 13 cm
Scope and Contents
This collection contains a single letter, written immediately after the announcement of the surrender of Germany by a mother in Connecticut to her son, Private First Class Carl Holmberg, who had been wounded. The letter discusses the arrival of V-E Day, the continuing fighting in the Pacific, and advice to not continue serving.
Holmberg, Carl Norman
V-E Day, 1945
World War, 1939-1945--European Front
World War, 1939-1945--Pacific Area
Letters (correspondence)

Administrative Information

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Acquisition Note
 Source: Purchases--eBay.
Mss. Acc. 2014.196 was received by Special Collections in November, 2014.
Preferred Citation
Carl Holmberg Letter, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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