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Scherer (Waldemar) Second World War Correspondence and Scrapbook
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document-box WWII 4, folder 1

Series 1, Correspondence to Richard Scherer 1943-1945

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This series contains 29 letters written by Waldemar Scherer Sr. to his son Richard Scherer while Richard served in the United States Marine Corps between 1943 and 1945.
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Series 2, Scrapbook 1945

Scope and Contents

This series contains a scrapbook of newspaper columns written by Waldemar P. Scherer for The Mankato Free Press (Minnesota) titled Overseas Mail. Interleaved with the scrapbook are letters from servicemen thanking him for writing the column and what it means to them to receive news from home.