Letters between William C. Bliss, a Marine stationed at Camp Pendleton, California, and his wife, Leslie Hill Bliss of Berkley, Michigan during the Vietnam War time period. Concerns their son, Bill, the Marine service of William C. Bliss and family life at home. Includes letter from Leslie Bliss’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hill, to William C. Bliss.
This collection contains 16 letters written by Bruce Hildebrand, a Lieutenant in the 541st Military Intelligence Detachment,11th Armored Cavalry during the Vietnam War. The letters are addressed to his parents in Dayton, Ohio and were written between 1969 and 1970. Topics covered include his day-to-day activities, sports back home, descriptions of combat, and the mood of the officers.