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Collection Merlin A. Meyer
WVM ID Number WVM Mss 136
Object Name Archive
Title Letter, 1952.
Date 1952
Event Korean War
Description Letter received by the Koenecke family of Reedsburg, Wisconsin from Korean War soldier Merlin Meyer while he was a prisoner of war at Camp Number 1, Peking, China. Meyer comments on weather conditions, work, recreation, treatment by the Chinese, and receiving mail while in the prisoner of war camp.
Extent and Medium of Description 0.1 linear ft. (1 folder)
Subjects Prisoners of war -- United States.
Prisoners of war -- Korea.
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Prisoners and prisons.
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, American.
Soldiers -- Wisconsin -- Reedsburg.