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Jack B. Kotok Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box: WWII 1, Folder: 20, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2014-047-w-r

Scope and Contents

This collection contains three correspondence from Sergeant Jack B. Kotok, United States Army to his aunt Gertrude Fisher and his cousin Ronald Fisher during the Second World War. In one letter, Kotok wrote about "Zeke" who, according to the donor, is Kotok's brother Lester, who was killed in the invasion of Normandy. He also talked about his wife in this letter. In another letter, he referred to his high school, Sam [the donor's father], and how Kotok's mother was feeling after the death of Lester. Enclosed with this letter was a seperate note to the donor and his brother. And the third letter is just Kotok asking about life back home.


  • 1944 December 13 - 1945 September 26

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.


0.025 Linear Feet (1 folder)

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This collection contains three correspondence from Sgt. Jack B. Kotok during the Second World War.


This collection is arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Ronald M. Fisher.

Physical Description

One of the letters is already ripped halfway through the page
Finding Aid of the Jack B. Kotok Second World War corrrespondence
Emily Neis
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Repository Details

Part of the Center for American War Letters Archives Repository

Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange CA 92866 United States