Joseph M. Accurso Second World War correspondence
Collection — Box: WWII 116, Folder: 2, Folder: 1
This collection contains one letter from Seaman First Class Joseph M. Accurso, United States Navy to Bill and Flo in Chicago, Illinois during the Second World War. Accurso wrote the letter aboard the USS Macomb (DMS-23) in Tokyo Bay, Japan on September 2, 1945, VJ Day, after sweeping mines for the USS Missouri upon which the Japanese surrender was signed that day. On the envelope is a colored illustration of the USS Macomb floating with a mountain in the background, with the words "USS Macomb...Journey's End...Tokyo Bay."
- 1945 September 2
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0.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)
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This collection contains one letter from S1/C Joseph M. Accurso, USN to Bill and Flo in Chicago, Illinois during the Second World War.
This collection contains one letter and one envelope, arranged envelope first.
The donor found this letter in an "Air News" yearbook.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Gayle M. Winnens
- Correspondence -- World War, 1939-1945 Subject Source: Local sources
- United States. -- Navy Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- World War (1939-1945) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- World War (1939-1945) -- Japan Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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