This collection contains letters written by Sgt. Martin L. Duda to his wife, Phyllis Lucille Duda, while serving in the Korean War. Some of the topics discussed in the letters include Duda's reluctance to serve in the war, the dangers of modern warfare, daily military life, the psychological toll of warfare, and the social life of service men.
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Martin L. Duda was a son of a tin mill woker from New Castle, Pennsylvania and served in the U.S. Army during the last few months of World War II in Germany. He was recalled to service in 1950 as tensions in Korea escalated. Duda was married to Phyllis Lucille Duda.