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A compilation of the letters and memorabilia from the war years of Irvin Shapiro, 1943-1946

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    Consists of one volume, entitled "A Compilation of the Letters and Memorabilia from the War Years of Irvin Shapiro, 1943-1946," compiled by his son, Fred Michael Shapiro, in 2005; and a bound addendum to the volume. The volumes contain scanned images of letters, artwork, and memorabilia, and transcriptions of the letters. Irvin Shapiro was a member of the United States Army from 1943-1946. In 1945, after being injured on the front, he was assigned to be an artist assisting with USO shows; the collection includes artwork and memorabilia from his time with the USO. He comments in his letters on the plight of Jews in post-war Europe, especially as it relates to his desire to date a Jewish girl.

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    The donor, source institution, or a third party has asserted copyright over some or all of these material(s). The Museum does not own the copyright for the material and does not have authority to authorize use. For permission, please contact the rights holder(s).

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    Fred Michael Shapiro donated these volumes to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on March 12, 2007.
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