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Joseph Zonich World War II letter

Guide to the Joseph Zonich World War II letter

Call number: HMC-0868.
Creator: Zonich, Joseph.
Collection: Joseph Zonich World War II letter.
Date: 1943.
Volume of collection: 0.02 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials entirely in English.
Collection summary: A letter from Seabee Joseph Zonich, stationed in Kodiak, to his mother.

Biographical note:
Joseph Zonich was a member of the 12th Naval Construction Battalion stationed at Kodiak Island, Alaska, in 1943.

Collection description:
The collection consists of a letter from Seabee Joseph Zonich in Kodiak to his mother, Mrs. C. S. Morris, in San Mateo, California, in 1943. The collection contains the two-page letter and a postmarked envelope with U. S. Navy censor’s stamp. In the letter, dated February 28th, Zonich writes about not having much to do for amusement there, the possibility of his coming home to the states soon, not having received a letter from a Bernice, and urges his mother not to write him there again because his address might change.

Rights note: Copyright to this letter is not held by the Archives.

Preferred citation: Joseph Zonich World War II letter, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: This collection was purchased in an internet auction by the Archives in 2006.

Processing information: This collection was described by Jeffrey Sinnott in 2006.

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