Joseph Balk Second World War correspondence
Scope and Contents
This collection contains one correspondence and one blank postcard from Pvt. Joseph Balk, USA to Ruth Greene during the Second World War. In the letter, he replies to letters sent to him and acknowledges receiving care packages. Balk married Greene a few months after this letter was written.
- 1942 December 30
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Biographical / Historical
Private Joseph Balk, United States Army (b. 5/1921) was born in St. Louis, Missouri where he lived in the St. Louis area all his life and attended St. Louis Public School, Ranked Tech. College and Washington University.
He was a member of the Signal Corps attached to General Patton's 3rd Army. He landed at Omaha Beach in Normandy, France, and was in the Battle of the Bulge.
.025 Linear feet (1 folder)
Language of Materials
This collection contains one correspondence and one blank postcard from Pvt.Joseph Balk, USA, to Ruth Greene during the Second World War.
This collection is arranged by material type, author, and date.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Joseph Balk.
Donor irrevocably transfers, conveys, and assigns to Chapman University all Intellectual Property Rights for the Donated Materials. For more information, consult original donation form.
- Finding Aid for the Joseph Balk Second World War correspondence
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