1942 - 1946 ORIGINAL LARGE 230+ ARCHIVE OF HANDWRITTEN LETTERS FROM THREE MONTANA NEPHEWS AND SON WRITING BACK HOME WHILE BRAVELY SERVING THEIR COUNTRY

By: ROSCOE JOHN, ORVILLE JOHN, LYLE JOHN

Price: $1,585.99

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On offer is a very large family grouping of original, handwritten World War II letters from three US Navy servicemen who hailed from Montana writing home to McRae, Montana. 230+ envelopes with letters and also letters in addition to those in envelopes dated 1943 through 1946. Some V-Mail in and out of covers. Two sets from brothers to Aunt (Mr./Mrs. Kenneth John) in McRae, Montana (near Hardin, south of Billings - last had a Post Office in 1953). Roscoe was in North Africa in 1943 and went to Italy and France. One brother's wife was staying with her parents in Absarokee, Montana. Brother Lyle John was with the Army in North Africa, mostly Algeria. The other set is from their cousin, Kenneth John's son, Orville John who started his service later with many 1944 letters from U. S. Naval Training Center at Farragut, Idaho and other training facilities. These letters go through early 1946 as he got into the War toward the end, but he did get to China, Hong Kong, and Japan and was mostly with LSTs. There are a few letters to the men sent from US locations. Naval cancels, censor markings, a few APO markings, but mostly Navy. Overall G+.

Title: 1942 - 1946 ORIGINAL LARGE 230+ ARCHIVE OF HANDWRITTEN LETTERS FROM THREE MONTANA NEPHEWS AND SON WRITING BACK HOME WHILE BRAVELY SERVING THEIR COUNTRY

Author Name: ROSCOE JOHN, ORVILLE JOHN, LYLE JOHN

Categories: 20th Century Ephemera, Books and Manuscripts General Overview, 20th Century Manuscript,

Publisher: TO: McRAE MONTANA MT, 1942

Book Condition: Good+

Type: Manuscript

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 0002074

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