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"Private John Rex Kay letters home, 1943-1945; the conclusion of World War II in Europe," collected and transcribed by Mary Fort Hamill and Nancy Fort Dahl

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P692
Overview A one-volume compilation of thirty-six transcribed World War II letters, including thirty-one letters of U.S. Army Private John Rex Kay, a native of St. John (Stafford County), Kansas, written to his wife and parents, 1940-1945. Private Kay's letters describe his pre-combat military training in radio communications and his 1945 tour of duty in France and Germany, including his company's treatment by French and German civilians; the wound which earned him the Purple Heart; his company's...
Dates: 1994

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  • Language: English X
  • Subject: World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American X
  • Names: Dahl, Nancy Fort X