A Thousand Letters Home

A Thousand Letters Home

One WWII Soldier's Story of War, Love and Life : the WWII Correspondence of Aarol W. "Bud" Irish

Book - 2011
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"On May 26, 2006, one month and one day after her father's death, Teresa Irish raised the lid on the Army trunk that had resided in the family home her entire life. There, nestled in row after row, were her dad's nearly 1,000 handwritten letters from World War II. Carefully tucked away and visited only by him over the course of six decades, the letters were postmarked from November, 1942 to December, 1945. In the top left corner of each was the signature of the sender, Aarol W. "Bud" Irish. The fragile and yellowed pages were addressed to Bud's parents and to the sweetheart who would later become his wife, Elaine Marie Corbat. From lonesome, moonlit nights listening to the Hit Parade, to the foxholes and front lines in Germany where Bud would receive the Silver Star and the Purple Heart, to correspondence from the heartbroken mothers whose sons died by his side, 'A Thousand Letters Home' is a moving and historic story of life and loss, hope and perseverance, unwavering faith and true love."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: [Michigan?] : [ATLH Publications], [2011], c2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780983955313
098395531X
Characteristics: vii, 565 p. : ill., facsims. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Irish, Teresa K.

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