This collection contains correspondence from LCpl. John J. Petchel, USMC to Anne Bau while aboard a ship in the Caribbean
before and during the Cuban Missile Crisis and during the Vietnam War.
Lance Corporal John J. Petchel, United States Marine Corps (b. 10/15/1942) was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin where he went
to school at John Bosco High School and immediately joined the Marine Corps. He met Anne Roxie Bau on November 1, 1961 and
they were engaged on Christmas that year, shortly before LCpl. Petchel left for a tour of duty aboard a naval vessel sailing
the east coast and Caribbean.
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