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Box 01


Contains 1 Collection or Record:

From Private Donald F Schwarz, 1944

 File — Box: 01, Folder: 9
Identifier: MSA394, Series 1, File 9
Scope and Contents Donald Schwarz, also referred to as “Don” in his letters, attended Purdue University and was in ROTC with Elmer. In his two letters to Elmer, Don states that he is “in the Army now” and was in the Infantry in Georgia both dated in June of 1944. Don tells Elmer about his first night at Fort Devens and that he liked how they passed out the raincoats, shaving equipment kits, and towels. He talks about how the next morning they went and saw a show about how the Army places you. From there, they...
Dates: 1944