In the weeks after VE Day in the spring of 1945, General Eisenhower returned to the US. Sergeant Schwartz penned a farewell to his "supreme commander."
Letters from War – Two letters written on the eve of the first anniversary of D-Day – June 1945
A year after Irvin Schwartz first experienced combat on D-Day, he reflected on the first anniversary of the important date.
Letters from War – Reflections on D-Day and the fighting in Normandy, June 1944
Pfc. Irvin Schwartz wrote home to Schuylkill County in June 1944 to celebrate the work of his hometown newspaper in their coverage of D-Day.
Letters from War – The first letter from the battlefields of Normandy, June 1944
Pfc. Schwartz writes from Normandy in the weeks after the D-Day landings about what he'd read in his hometown newspaper in Pennsylvania.