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Letter to parents from Captain C. W. Magruder, U.S. Naval Training Station

Date: 1942 | Identifier: 655.1.a
A typed form letter from the U.S. Navy addressed to the parents of Walter Anthony Lechowicz, a new recruit from Brooklyn, New York. The letter is from Captain C. W. Magruder, the commanding officer of the United States Naval Training Station at Newport, Rhode Island. It informs the parents of the type of training their son will receive, a general idea of his schedule, his salary, and encourages them to write to to him regularly to dispel homesickness. more...
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