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  • Contributing Institution: Center for American War Letters Archives
    Title: Bob [unknown last name] Second World War correspondence
    source: Hudson, Jon Barlow
    Identifier/Call Number: 2014.008.w.r
    Identifier/Call Number: 159
    Physical Description: 0.025 Linear Feet (1 folder)
    Date (inclusive): 1944 September 11 - 1944 September 11
    Abstract: This collection consists of one carbon copy letter from Bob [unknown last name] USMM to his family, during World War II.
    Physical Description: Carbon copy is in poor condition and has been folded and torn.
    Language of Material: English .
    Container: WWII 1
    Container: 2

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Jon Barlow Hudson

    Preferred Citation

    [Item title / description; Box "n" / Folder "n"], Bob [unknown last name] World War Two correspondence (2014.008.w.r), Center for American War Letters Archives, Chapman University, CA.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Scope and Contents

    This collection contains one carbon copy letter from Bob [unknown last name] of the United States Merchant Marines to his family during the Second World War II. The letter is dated September 11, 1944 and includes a photocopy of the same letter.
    In this correspondence, Bob expresses his worry and concern for a possible lack of public support, for a continued war effort in the Pacific, after the upcoming victory in Europe. He also discusses his admiration of the Marines, still stationed in the Pacific Theater and urges a renewed effort to support and supply these men.
    Of interest is Bob's description of Japanese soldiers and their fanatical resolve to fight the U.S. Marines.

    Conditions Governing Use

    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. For further copyright information, please contact the archivist.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    United States. -- Marine Corps
    World War (1939-1945) -- Military operations, Naval -- American
    World War (1939-1945)
    World War (1939-1945) -- Homefront
    World War (1939-1945) -- Public opinion
    Correspondence -- World War, 1939-1945
    Hudson, Jon Barlow
    [unknown last name], Bob