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Walter E. Walker Letters, 1943-1944

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6

Scope and Contents

The letters from Walter E. Walker, South Pacific, are addressed to Mrs. Walter E. Walker, Fort Edward, NY, US Navy. He discusses how the war has changed him, things will be better when he returns, and his duties as a mail censor. He describes how one soldier became angry at him for censoring his letter. A photograph of sailors wearing traditional Hawaiian women's clothing is included.


  • Creation: 1943-1944

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From the Collection: 0.66 Linear Feet