In the letter Vincent discusses air raid warning signals and blackout drills ("prisoner of war camps are not allowed to participate in practice blackouts"), and he briefly describes the camp's plan for dealing with escaped prisoners. Because of...
During the Korean War, Hardeman served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army. In the letter he describes leaving the United States with his regiment: "Baby, I just got up to take a look, last look for a while, at the U.S.A. faiding [sic] away in the fog....
During the Korean War, Hardeman served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army. In the letter he discusses the behavior of his fellow soldiers at Camp Drake in Japan. Against orders, many of the men have been sneaking away at night and hiring prostitutes in...
During the Korean War, Hardeman served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army. In the letter he explains that most of his company will be transferred to the 3rd Battalion. He also mentions African American soldiers, referring to the integration of the...
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