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Richard A. Vollmer Gulf War correspondence

 Collection — Box: Gulf War 1, Folder: 9
Identifier: 2017-166-w-r

Content Description

This collection contains one correspondence from Specialist Richard A. Vollmer, United States Army to Joan Ralph during the Gulf War. Joan worked with Vollmer at a pharmacy at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Illinois and wrote a letter to him overseas on the yellow copy of physician's orders paper and this was his response. SPC Vollmer served with AHD, 92nd Medical Battalion and wrote this letter from Riyadh. The stationary has a seal for Operation Desert Shield, Saudi Arabia and is lined with small pictures of servicemen during the operation. The envelope is matching, with the same seal and the postage area has hand written "FREE, Desert Storm."


  • 1991 April 16

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This collection is open for research.

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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.


.01 Linear feet (1 folder)

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This collection contains one correspondence from SPC Richard A. Vollmer, USA to Joan Ralph shortly after Operation Desert Shield of the Gulf War.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Joan Renee Oei.
Finding Aid for the Richard A. Vollmer Gulf War correspondence
Andrew Harman
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Part of the Center for American War Letters Archives Repository

Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange CA 92866 United States