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Description
This collection contains thank you correspondence to Capt. Ernest O. Lepera, USA, and the Catholic Welfare Organization from victims of the Japanese Army in Manila, Philippines during the Second World War.
Background
Captain Ernest Orlando Lepera, United States Army worked with the Catholic Welfare Organization (CWO) in the Philippines during the Second World War. Toward the latter part of the Second World War, the Philippines, particularly Manila, experienced some of the most destructive land battles of the war, creating a crisis state for the inhabitants of the islands. The services of the CWO were presented to General Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Commander, Allied Powers to work in relief efforts.
Extent
0.15 Linear feet (1 folder)
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.