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Harold Martinez correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6074
26 letters written by Mexican-American solider Harold Martinez between June 1944 nd March 1946 while serving in the military during World War II. Addressed to his brother George, also in the army, and his mother, the letters begin when Harold was serving as a tank driver at Fort Knox. A few of the letters are stamped by the Army censor.

Dates

  • 1944 June-1946 March

Creator

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Extent

0.42 Linear Feet (1 box)

Abstract

26 letters written by Mexican-American solider Harold Martinez between June 1944 nd March 1946 while serving in the military during World War II. Addressed to his brother George, also in the army, and his mother, the letters begin when Harold was serving as a tank driver at Fort Knox. A few of the letters are stamped by the Army censor. Martinez was born in Arizona in 1925. He enlisted in the US Army Air Corps at Fort MacArthur in San Pedro, California, on March 1, 1944.

Acquisition

Purchased from The Bookshop, April 21, 2104.
Title
Finding aid for the Harold Martinez correspondence
Status
completed
Author
Stephanie Cipres
Date
2014 October
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

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