Soldier from Numa, Iowa, served in the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1920, the "Polar Bear Expedition." Collection includes letter written from Archangel to his wife describing cold weather, daily routine, and hopes of returning home.
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Finding aid prepared by: Len Coombs
Scope and Content:
The letter, a photocopy, describes the weather in Archangel, his daily routine, and his hopes of going home. The original is owned by Roger L. Heiple, South Lyon, Mich.
Biographical / Historical:
Resident of Numa, Iowa, who served with the 339th Infantry during the American intervention in North Russia, 1918-1919.
The collection was donated by Roger L. Heiple, of South Lyon, Michigan, in 1980 (Donor no.: 6267 ).
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