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This handwritten letter, dated April 30, 1945, is written from W. N. (William Neill) Bogan, Jr. where he is stationed in Germany to his sister, Kay Bogan, in Meridian, Mississippi. The letter describes his new duty guarding bullets in the town the battalion is moving to and expresses his frustration as to why the war hasn't ended already. The letter is signed, "All my love, Son." The air mail envelope is postmarked U. S. Army Postal Service A. P. O., May 2, 1945 and a red six cent air mail postage stamp is in the upper right corner. An Army Examiner ink stamp is in the lower left with a signature beneath it.
World War II, 1939-1954; Correspondence; United States Army
Through the Lines: Letters From the Homefront, 1917-1945
Correspondence: 5 leaves
Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Manuscripts Division, Bogan (William Neill, Jr.) Papers, Box 1, Folder 20-22
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Bogan (William Neill, Jr.) Papers, Folder 20-22, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University