Jack B. Kotok Second World War correspondence
Collection — Box: WWII 1, Folder: 20, Folder: 1
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
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0.025 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Language of Materials
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.
One of the letters is already ripped halfway through the page
- Battle casualties Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Correspondence -- World War, 1939-1945 Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- War -- Death notification Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- World War, 1939-1945 Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Casualties Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Finding Aid of the Jack B. Kotok Second World War corrrespondence
- Emily Neis
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