Private Schwartz writes home to Schuylkill County from training camp in Mississippi in the summer fo 1943.
This is part of our “Letters from War” series documenting the World War II letters of Irvin Schwartz of Pine Grove, PA. The letters were all published in the West Schuylkill Press-Herald between 1943 and 1945. Read the prologue here Irvin Schwartz and five hundred other young American boys shook and rattled their way across … Continue reading Letters from War – On the train to Camp Shelby, Mississippi in May 1943
In this prologue to our "Letters from War" series, newspaper columnist Irvin Schwartz pens his farewell in May 1943.
A soldier from Schuylkill County was stunned when he found photographs from the Pennsylvania Coal Region in a magazine published in Nazi Germany.
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