"To the Best Parents a Fellow Could Have;" a letter home.
Bill Stowits was in the Navy during WWII. His letter home recounts his activities from his last leave in September, 1944 to the closing of his letter, April 13, 1945. Also included is a photograph of the ensign.
- February 2, 1945 - April 13, 1945
- Stowits, Bill, 1923- (Person)
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Biography of Bill Stowits
Bill Stowits was an ensign aboard the U.S.S. Donaldson (DE44), a destroyer assigned to duty in the Pacific Ocean during the final months of World War II.
1 folder : 15 leaves
Language of Materials
RH MS P286
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Lorene Womer, 1975.
For an artist's drawing of the U.S.S. Donaldson see RH MISC 8.
- Donaldson (Ship : DE-44)
- Stowits, Bill, 1923-
- United States. Navy -- Officers -- Correspondence
- Guide to the Bill Stowits Collection
- "To the Best Parents a Fellow Could Have;" a letter home.
- Lgg May 1976; mg 2004
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Bill Stowits Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P286, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas
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