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[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, May 17, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on May 17, 1944. He reflects on the strangeness of spending two birthdays overseas, and wishes to spend his next one in America. He tells them he went to see a movie the day before, which he didn't like. He concludes by expressing a wish to meet Jean Wood, and wonders if he still remembers how to talk to girls.
Date: May 17, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from Mrs. Sophie Gabrick to Captain Charles R. Griggs, May 17, 1945]

Description: Letter from Mrs. Sophie Gabrick - written by Mrs. C. R. Carlson - to Captain Charles R. Griggs thanking him for his letter regarding her son's death. She thanks Griggs and the other men and women for their service and hopes that the war will be over soon. Included, also, is the envelope the letter was delivered in.
Date: May 17, 1945
Creator: Gabrick, Sophie & Carlson, Mrs. C. R.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Dedication of Marker

Description: Program from a dedication of the men in Co. E 142nd Infantry 36th Division, names of the men in the company are listed throughout the pages; pages 4 and 5 contain a description of the events that took place during the ceremony. The final page has a black and white image of the memorial that was created in their honor.
Date: May 17, 1986
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum