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This collection contains one photocopy of a typed letter sent by Lt. John Homa during the Second World War. Also included is one color photograph of a military medal shadowbox that belonged to Lt. Homa.
According to the donor, the Homa family were Carpatho-Rusyns. They settled in Western Pennsylvania and worked the steel mills and coal mines. Most were Russian Orthodox. Lt. John Homa was the second oldest of five children; he had an older sister, two younger sisters, and a younger brother named Bill who was a Cold War POW-MIA. Lt. Homa lived in Jeannette, PA at the time of his death. He was only in his mid-30s. During the war, he served with the 9th Infantry Division, 16th (or 116th, donor unsure) Infantry Regiment, First Army.
0.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)
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