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Letters from an American soldier to his father

by Curtis Wheeler

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, American

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Curtis Wheeler, second lieutenant of field, artillery, U. S. R. Frontispiece portrait of author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD640 .W52
    The Physical Object
    Pagination113 p.
    Number of Pages113
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6607740M
    LC Control Number18009796
    OCLC/WorldCa1454294

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Letters from an American soldier to his father by Curtis Wheeler Download PDF EPUB FB2

Excerpt from Letters From an American Soldier to His Father I don't suppose you'll get this letter for some time but it's rather interesting to be able to write you in medias res this way. The luck of Fuzz and myself still holds. We are at the most interest ing Author: Curtis Wheeler.

FREDERICK PALMER, Chief of Press Division, I. S., A. Febru Letters from an American Soldier to His Father LETTERS FROM AN AMERICAN SOLDIER TO HIS FATHER OFF FOR FRANCE DEAR DAD: I don't suppose you'll get this letter for some time but it's rather interesting to be able to write you in medias res this way.

Robert Gould Shaw (Octo – J ) was an American officer in the Union Army during the American Civil into a prominent Boston abolitionist family, he accepted command of the first all-black regiment (the 54th Massachusetts) in the ting the promised equal treatment for his troops, he encouraged the men to refuse their pay until it was equal to that Commands held: 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment.

In commemoration of U.S. Memorial Day, a letter from an American Jewish soldier to his parents. My father, Lt. Cmdr. Morris D. Coppersmith, came to America from a shtetl near Kiev at age two in He enlisted in the U.S.

Navy at the outbreak of World War II, eventually becoming a fleet commander of LSIs (Landing Ships, Infantry) in the South. John Laurens (Octo – Aug ) was an American soldier and statesman from South Carolina during the American Revolutionary War, best known for his criticism of slavery and his efforts to help recruit slaves to fight for their freedom as U.S.

soldiers. InLaurens gained approval from the Continental Congress for his plan to recruit a brigade of 3, slaves by Rank: Lieutenant colonel. The “War Letters” department of World War II magazine features letters written from the battlefields and the homefront, prepared for our readers by Andrew Carroll to honor and to provide insight into the generation who knew the war firsthand.

Andrew Carroll is the editor of several New York Times bestsellers, including Behind the Lines and War Letters, which was the basis of the. Letter from Harold Porter to his parents. Evacuation Hospital, stationed at Dachau.

May 7,page 1 of 4. Click on the image, or on this link, to reach the scans of the other three pages. It does not take great imagination to see Samuel Cooper, father and husband, shouldering his musket, kissing his wife and children fare-well, and hurrying to the defense of his beloved homeland.

The three letters before me, tell a story of devotion to principle, of indomitable courage, and seriousness of duty. Related: A glimpse at humanity in the War of He wrote home to his wife about a month after his unit set up camp.

There was little information to. One soldier, in the American Civil War, wrote to his mother: 'Rest assured my death shall not be that of a wicked coward, but that of a God-fearing Patriot if I am to perish in the cause.

Do not. Williams died at the Battle of Kings Mountain in South Carolina. His letter is among the earliest of those preserved in which American soldiers confront the possibility that they are communicating with loved ones for the last time.

Sadly, those last letters home would continue to document the tragic legacy of war, through Iraq and Afghanistan. How a Japanese medic and American soldier became linked by World War II's Battle of Attu spent seven years going through archives and soldiers' letters while researching his book.

Four siblings wrote hundreds of letters to each other during World War II. The story they tell of service, sacrifice and trauma was hidden away in an abandoned storage unit — until now.

Letters to and from the front lines were a lifeline for service men and women fighting in World War II. Few things mattered more to those serving abroad than getting letters from home, “mail was. While his life was tragically cut short at thirty-three, he is remembered through his letters that have survived in his family for nearly two hundred and fifty years.

They allow us to take a further look into the life of a soldier not unlike many others, as he got sick, fought in battles and constantly thought about his family back home. Yuot A Alaak holds his hand-written notes for his book.

Credit: Danella Bevis / The West Australian That his father, took all those children under his protection and was able to get so many to safety, through meticulous planning and astonishing feats of.

Jennifer had found a box of letters with Love Letters from Vietnam etched on top that her dad had written to his young wife, the words waiting in the box for decades until Jennifer opened the box. She was in a deep depression fueled by resentment, anger, and the broken relationship with the father she could no longer talk to, but found a way to.

Black American soldiers, in his book A-Train: the historian Matthias Reiss published a study of letters by Black soldiers that document this reality. At. The letter tells of a firefight that nearly cost her father his life. Bradley names another soldier who saved his life by jumping on a live grenade.

African American Comic Book Did. The revelation piqued Mr Hignett's interest - he describes his experience as being similar to reading a book and finding the last page ripped out: "I just had to keep buying the letters to find.

It has been a long time since I enjoyed a book as much as I did LOVE IN THE BLITZ (Harper/HarperCollins, pp., $). Of the hundreds of books about World War II .Book Reviews A writer shares a collection of letters from a lonely black American soldier to his wife during World War II.

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