Soldier letter from basic training, 1942

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Walter Hustus, an Air Force recruit, wrote to his family in South Portland. He was in basic training and was anticipating going overseas. He informs his family that his letters and their letters will be censored.

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  • Title: Soldier letter from basic training, 1942
  • Creator: Walter Hustus
  • Creation Date: 1942
  • Subject Date: 1942
  • Location: South Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 2133, Series 1, Box 1/1
  • Collection: Walter Hustus collection
  • Object Type: Text

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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