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Berry N. Oliver Afghanistan War correspondence

 Collection — Box: Afghan/Iraq 1, Folder: 8, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2019-175-w-r

Content Description

This collection contains one letter from PV2 Berry N. Oliver, USA to his family on September 11, 2001. He was in basic training at Fort Leonard Wood and wrote this letter beginning at 11:03 am shortly after the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon. His message is that of confusion as his entire platoon is waiting to learn what happens next, not allowed to watch television, and assures his family that everything is going to be fine.

Dates

  • 2001 September 11

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

Private Second Class Berry N. Oliver, United States Army (b. 8/5/1983) was born and raised in Denver, Colorado and attended George Washington High School and the Colorado Institute of Art. He joined the Army at age 17 and turned 18 during basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri with D Company, 787 MP Battalion, 3rd Platoon. He later served at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and lived in various cities in Colorado.

Extent

0.01 Linear feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection contains one letter from PV2 Berry N. Oliver, USA to his family on September 11, 2001.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Robin Oliver.
Title
Finding Aid for the Berry N. Oliver Afghanistan War correspondence
Status
Completed
Author
Andrew Harman
Date
12/3/2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Center for American War Letters Archives Repository

Contact:
Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange CA 92866 United States