[Letter from June Yates to Cal Yates]

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Letter from June Yates to Cal describing his travels across Germany after the war was over. June notes the destruction that the bombs inflicted on some of the large cities and testifies for the accuracy of the horror stories told from the concentration camps; they are still very busy as they are the only hospital for miles.

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[2] p. ; 28 cm.

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Yates, June 1945-05-21~.

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City of Grapevine

The oldest settlement in Tarrant County, Grapevine was officially founded in 1844, the last year of the Republic of Texas before it was annexed by the United States of America. Throughout the centuries, the rich history of Grapevine has been preserved through oral histories, now contained in the Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB).

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Letter from June Yates to Cal describing his travels across Germany after the war was over. June notes the destruction that the bombs inflicted on some of the large cities and testifies for the accuracy of the horror stories told from the concentration camps; they are still very busy as they are the only hospital for miles.

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[2] p. ; 28 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

The 2015 edition of Rescuing Texas History is a compilation of newspapers, photographs, and other materials that give a glimpse into the diverse people and fascinating places that have contributed to the growth of Texas over the past two centuries.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on the World War II era from 1939 to 1945, and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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  • 1945-05-21~

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  • Sept. 6, 2016, 12:39 a.m.

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  • Sept. 19, 2016, 2:13 p.m.

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Yates, June. [Letter from June Yates to Cal Yates], letter, 1945-05-21~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth787719/: accessed March 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting City of Grapevine.