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Petchel, John J. (Cold War and Vietnam War correspondence)
2019.026.w.r  
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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
0.2 Linear Feet (2 folders)
Restrictions
There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.
Availability
This collection is open for research.