This collection contains 3 letters, written by Noel Adams (USMM) to his wife [name unknown], aboard the all-purpose cargo ship S.S. Golden Racer.
His letters describe the islands of Tinian and Iwo Jima, as well as their climates and war torn environments.
Of particular interest is Noel's description of the treatment of Japanese war prisoners and local Korean and Okinawan civilians, serving as longshoremen.
Also of interest, Noel makes mention of the name Oppenheimer, which is believed to refer to J. Robert Oppenheimer, father of the Atomic Bomb.
Dates and locations of his letters include:
-Nov. 7, 1945 -Tinian
-Nov. 12, 1945 - Iwo Jima
-Nov. 15, 1945 - Iwo Jima
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[Item title], Noel Adams World War Two correspondence collection (2014.036.w.r), Center for American War Letters, Chapman University, CA. http://chapman.lyrasistechnology.org/repositories/4/resources/217 Accessed September 25, 2017.