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Ernest Leo Gordon papers

Ernest Leo Gordon papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ernest Leo Gordon papers
Creator: Gordon, Ernest Leo
Inclusive Dates: 1943-1945
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2250
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of letters from Ernest Leo Gordon to his mother, Mrs. E.L. Gordon of Hull, Georgia. Letters describe Gordon's basic training at Fort McPherson, Georgia; Camp Bowie, Texas; and his radio training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. In 1945, Gordon wrote from England, France, Belgium, Germany, and Czechoslovakia mainly about family, friends, and items he requests. Gordon's letters also mention the battles he participated in and his duties during the post war months.

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Preferred Citation

Ernest Leo Gordon papers, ms2250, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Military training camps -- Georgia.
Military training camps -- Oklahoma.
Military training camps -- Texas.
United States. Army. Army, 3rd
United States. Army. Army, 9th
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy.

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