Publication Date

9-27-2012

Comments

This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434; mssfa@wku.edu

Abstract

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2614. Two letters from Philip Owens, of Russell Springs, Kentucky, to his sisters, written during Owens’ Army service in World War II. He comments on a rigorous march, warns about mail censorship, and asks them to keep his mother from worrying. Includes typescripts of the letters and of local newspaper articles published after Owens was killed in action in Germany.

Disciplines

History | Military History | United States History