This collection consists of 288 pieces of personal correspondence, written to T/Sgt. Harry A. Berger, 8th Air Force, 2nd Air Division, 2nd Combat Bombardment Wing, 445th Bombardment Group, Squadron 702.
Letters come from an assortment of individuals, including friends and family, with the bulk of the collection originating from Vivian D. Hirsch, Selena Brody and Dorothy Dopp. This collection covers a period from 1938 until 1947.
This collection also includes a small photograph of Harry A. Berger, some miscellaneous ephemera and one copy of Yank magazine, from May of 1945.
1938 - 1947
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This collection consists of letters written to Technical Sergeant Harry A. Berger, United States Army Air Force, by friends and family, from 1938 to 1947. Also included in this collection is one a small photograph of Harry A. Berger, some miscellaneous ephemera and one copy of Yank magazine, from May of 1945.
Biographical / Historical
T/Sgt. Harry A. Berger, USAAF, served with the 8th Air Force, 2nd Air Division, 2nd Combat Bombardment Wing, 445th Bombardment Group, Squadron 702. It is believed that he was stationed in Tibenham, United Kingdom roughly from 1942 until late 1944.
The Harry A. Berger World War Two correspondence collection is arranged by author, in chronological order.
Series 1, Correspondence from Vivian D. Hirsch (1940 - 1945)
Series 2, Correspondence from Selena Brody (1938 - 1945)
Series 3, Correspondence from Dorothy Dopp (1941 - 1943)
[Item title], Harry A. Berger World War Two correspondence (2014.006.w.r), Center for American War Letters, Chapman University, CA. http://chapman.lyrasistechnology.org/repositories/4/resources/206 Accessed September 20, 2017.