Edwin Holland papers  1943-1945
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Title: Edwin Holland papers
Creator: Holland, Jane C. Anderson, d. 1998
Inclusive dates: 1943-1945
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract:
This collection contains roughly 400 letters that Corporal Edwin Stetson Holland wrote to Jane C. Anderson, his fiancée, during his service with the United States Army Air Forces 43rd Anti-aircraft Artillery Battalion during World War II. Holland reported on his experiences while training from June 1943 to November 1944 at Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Camp Davis, North Carolina; and Camp Stewart, Georgia. He also wrote from the Hawaiian Islands, the Ryukyu Islands, and Okinawa between November 1944 and November 1945. In addition to responding to news from his home in Worcester, Massachusetts, and to sharing his love for Jane, Holland discussed his health, fellow soldiers, training exercises, and the scenery.

Language: The material is in English
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
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The University of Michigan
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