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Louis J. Saffores Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box: WWII 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2013-055-w-r

Scope and Contents

This collection contains 19 letters written to Captain Louis Saffores, United States Marine Corps, and his wife Marge, from enlisted men who had served under his command, during the Second World War. This collection also contains two photographs, a small Japanese flag and various postcards and ephemera.

Of particular interest is an American propoganda surrender leaflet, written in Japanese and English, dropped over Burma during World war Two.

This collection contains:

1 small Japanese flag with Japanese markings and English writing, from Kure, Japan?

2 small photographs

19 letters

1 surrender leaflet

1 postcard

Dates

  • 1944 October 5 - 1946 February 1

Language of Materials

The materials in this collection are in English and Japanese.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions. For further copyright information, please contact the archivist.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet (1 Folder)

Overview

This collection contains correspondence written to Capt. Louis Saffores, USMC and his wife Marge, from enlisted men who had served under his command, during the Second World War. This collection also contains two photographs, a small Japanese flag and various postcards and ephemera.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Pam Saffores Sieg.
Title
Finding Aid for the Louis J. Saffores Second World War correspondence
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Neis
Date
8/25/2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Center for American War Letters Archives Repository

Contact:
Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange CA 92866 United States