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World War, 1939-1945 -- Chaplains

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Letter from Charles R. Winthrop to Mary Winthrop

 Collection — Box GTM Shared Box 16: [Barcode: 39020030723756], Folder: 9
Identifier: GTM-20231227
Scope and Contents Four-page handwritten letter on USO letterhead from Charles R. Winthrop to his wife Mary Winthrop. At the time Winthrop was serving with the 372nd Infantry, a segregated African American regiment then serving in World War II. With original envelope with "Idle Gossip Sinks Ships" stamped to front. Winthrop served as a Chaplain and mentions staying busy with marrying six couples and several conferences in the preceding month. Of special note is his mentioning that he will try to see Paul...
Dates: 1943