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Abell, Joshua Randolph, 1925-2003


biographical statement

b.11 Nov 1925 - d.6 Jun 2003. Hailed from Charlottesville, Virginia. Served on the USS LST-713 during WWII.

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

V-mail from "Pete" to his mother, 1945-03-21

Identifier: 2010.023.1.27
Scope and Contents

"4 Mar 1945...I started reading a pocket size edition of Mrs. Miniver. It is entirely unlike the movie. In the movie a Nazi paratrooper lands in her garden and forces her into the house. The book doesn't hardly mention anything about the war...."

Dates: 1945-03-21

Additional filters:

Archival Object 39
Unprocessed Material 1
Collection 1
World War, 1939-1945. 40
World War, 1939-1945 -- Asiatic - Pacific Campaign 39
Special Collections -- Correspondence. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives -- United States 2