Phillip A. Lathrap World War Two Correspondence Collection

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Letter

Keywords

U.S.A., U.S. Soldiers, correspondence, troops, typed letter, family, weather station, hot weather, New Caledonia, rules and regulations, comradery, assignment, Kitchen Police, military kit, supplies, barracks, Pittsburg, CA, boat, San Francisco, CA, weapons, housing, transport, mobilization, sailor, Hawaii, reading, soldier slang, training, aircraft, French, natives, race, red cross, racial stereotypes, inspection, clothing, health and sickness, food, rations, hospital, Efate, Vanuatu, Japanese, thoughts on the enemy, racial slur, Naval warfare, civilization, Australia, landscape, infantry, sentry, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, money, funds, territorial forces, territory, transportation, military equipment, culture, recreation and entertainment, leisure, motion pictures, holiday, Christmas, hospital ship, ocean travel, humor, Navy Blimps, Minesweepers, Equator, RADAR

Publication Date

1944

Subject Terms

Philip A. Lathrap; 1944; World War 1939 1945 United States. Regimental histories. Army Air Corps; World War 1939 1945 United States. Personal Narratives; World War 1939 1945 War and civilization -- History -- 20th century. United States; World War 1939 1945 United States. Soldiers; World War 1939 1945 United States. Social life and customs 20th century; Nineteen Forties; World War 1939 1945 United States. War Work; World War 1939 1945 United States. Travel and description New Caledonia; World War 1939 1945 United States. Army --Barracks and quarters; food; marching and drill; World War 1939 1945 United States. Regimental histories. Camp Stoneman(CA); World War 1939 1945 United States. Boats. USS General William M. Black; World War 1939 1945 United States. Weather Squadron; World War 1939 1945 United States. Red Cross; World War 1939 1945 United States. Regimental histories. 25th Infantry Division; World War 1939 1945 United States. Hawaii -- Hickam Air Force Base; World War 1939 1945 United States. Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal -- Carney Airfield; World War 1939 1945 United States. Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal -- Henderson Airfield; World War 1939 1945 United States. New Caledonia -- Plaine Des Gaiacs Airfield; World War 1939 1945 United States. New Caledonia -- Tontouta Airfield; World War 1939 1945 United States. New Caledonia -- Plum; World War 1939 1945 United States. New Caledonia -- Noumea; World War 1939 1945 United States. New Caledonia -- Dumbea; World War 1939 1945 United States. New Caledonia -- Saint Louis; World War 1939 1945 United States. New Caledonia -- Pouembout; World War 1939 1945 United States. Johnson Island; World War 1939 1945 United States. Kiribati -- Tarawa Atoll; World War 1939 1945 United States. Coral Sea, Battle of the (1942);

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The date above is an approximation.

Identifier

2014.012.w.r._Lathrap_worldwartwo_1944-missing-missing_001

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