Box 1

 Container

Contains 1 Collection or Record:

Unprocessed letters

 Series — Box: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains 403 letters between Alton L. Lattig and his fiancé, Marion Lynde during his tour with the Navy at the end of the Korean War between 1953-1954. There are also 2 newsletters and 41 photographs.Alton Lattig, who refers to himself as "Mike" throughout his correspondence, was on active duty with the U.S. Navy from 1953 until 1954. He was stationed on the U.S. Tarawa (CVA-40) which had just been recommissioned as an attack aircraft carrier in response to the...
Dates: 1953 - 1954

 

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