“There are two lasting bequests we can give our children: One is roots, the other is wings.” Teaching children values and giving them the opportunity to excel is essential to good parenting. However, I feel I must also provide my children (and myself) insight into the ones who came before us: our ancestors whose lives and stories have shaped us into who we are. This is my journey; these are their stories…
Life under the thinking tree
A genealogical site devoted to the history of the DeKorn and Zuidweg families of Kalamazoo and the Mulder family of Caledonia
Fun With Genealogy
Writerly ways for Family Historians and Storytellers
This WordPress.com site is Pacific War era information
Gleanings from my father Glen S. Player's ephemera from Seattle school reunions. He graduated WQA 1932 and QAHS 1936.
Family history from the Western District of Victoria, Australia
4 thoughts on “Military Monday – Letter from the White House”
Wow, what a treasure!
Thanks Heather! I am so lucky that my grandmother kept just about every scrap of paper that had to do with my dad and WWII. She kept a scrapbook of newspaper clipping and every telegram, card or letter she received while he was gone.
What a treasure you have here!!
I have an exact copy of this letter ..was purchased in a box of papers and letters from an estate sale. I would really like to find a new home for this letter….