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This handwritten letter, dated July 10, 1945, is written from W. N. (William Neill) Bogan, Jr. where he is stationed in Germany to his parents, W. N., Sr. and Catherine F. Bogan, in West Point, Mississippi. The letter informs them that he hasn't moved yet and thanks them for the package he just received from them. The letter goes on to describe his new platoon leader and detail where he's traveled to while in Europe. The envelope is postmarked U. S. Army Postal Service A. P. O., July 15, 1945 and a red six cent air mail postage stamp in the upper right. A note about what the letter is about is written in pencil across the front of the envelope.
World War II, 1939-1954; Correspondence; United States Army
Through the Lines: Letters From the Homefront, 1917-1945
Correspondence: 9 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