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This handwritten, dated May 10, 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 how he won't be excited about Germany's surrender until he steps off the boat back in the States. The letter goes on to describe what he's been doing while he's been in Germany and how he feels about his time there. The air mail envelope is postmarked U. S. Postal Service A. P. O., May 12, 1945 and a red six cent postage stamp is in the upper right. 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: 6 leaves
Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Manuscripts Division, Bogan (William Neill, Jr.) Papers, Box 1, Folder 20-22
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