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Letter from Ronald Wayne Schrum to Carolyn Ann Garrett

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Title:
Letter from Ronald Wayne Schrum to Carolyn Ann Garrett
Description:
Letter describes mail has come in after ten days of no mail. The doctor died from a head injury after the North Vietnamese Army (NVA) hit their convoy. 20 Americans died, 30 were injured, and 4 trucks were lost 3-6 miles outside Huế. 34 members of the NVA died. Ronald talks about his love for Carolyn and says he is fighting for her.
Creator:
Schrum, Ronald Wayne
Recipient:
Schrum, Carolyn Ann Garrett
Date:
February 11, 1968
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Box 001 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Ronald Wayne Schrum Papers
Subjects:
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Medical care
United States. Marine Corps
Extent:
5 p.
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
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Place of origin:
Chu Lai (Vietnam)
Language:
English
Identifier:
mums867-b001-f011-i003