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Catalog Number 1996.51.136DX
Object Name Letter
Accession number 1996.51
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Lt. J.E. Henschel MTC School #1 A.P.O. 772-A December 28th-1918- Dear Dad- Just a line between trains. I returned to Decize long enough to look at my mail, there were tons of it. All of November and most of October stuff that had been chasing me around for months. My gratitude for the pin. Tell the folks my Christmas box was absolutely the finest "9x3x3" in France. There is not time to say more than just "thanks". You see - by dint of two hours' persuading - I received three days leave to see Harvey. It takes a say to come back and another to go - but that leave us a whole day - which is better

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than nothing. Sent E. M. and B. a little something for Christmas. You and Mother have my love - which is the best thing I could remember you with. Besides - I went broke on the three kiddies. Love- Ned.

From the service of James E. (Ned) Henschel, Co. B Reserve Mallet--French Army, American Field Service, Quartermaster Corps, General Hdgts., and Motor Transport Co. 831.

Date December 28, 1918
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1918
People Henschel, James (Ned) Edward
Subjects World War I
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