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D.F. Constantine Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box: WWII 19, Folder: 7
Identifier: 2017-271-w-r

Content Description

This collection contains three correspondence written by Staff Sergeantt D.F. Constantine, U.S Army, to his wife, Virginia A. Constantine, during the Second World War. There are two letters and one V-Mail while in service with the 520th Medical Clearing Company in France in March and April 1945. The last letter has two sections cut out where the censors removed the name of a town he wrote.

Dates

  • 1945 March 14-1945 April 6

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.

Biographical / Historical

Staff Sergeant Dennis Forest Constantine, United States Army (1/1/1915 - 3/31/1998) served in the 66th Medical Division, 520th Medical Clearing Company during the Second World War. After he enlisted on October 5, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky, he saw action in Belgium, France and Germany in 1945. According to Army enlistment records on Ancestry.com, he and Virginia were unmarried at the time of his enlistment.

Extent

.08 Linear feet (1 folder)

Overview

This collection contains three correspondence from SSgt D.F. Constantine, USA, to his wife Virginia A. Constantine during the Second World War.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Susan Constantine Gray in memory of Dennis F. Constantine.
Title
Finding Aid for the D.F. Constantine Second World War correspondence
Status
Completed
Author
Andrew Harman
Date
7/18/2018
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