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Lester E. Bick Letters, 1918-1919

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Lester E. Bick Letters, 1918-1919: Finding Aid

United States Naval Academy. Special Collections & Archives.
589 McNair Road
Annapolis, Maryland 21402-5029, USA
Phone: 410-293-6922
http://usna.edu/Library/sca/

Published in 1993



Summary Information

Location: Special Collections & Archives Department - Manuscripts
Creator: Bick, Lester E.
Title: Lester E. Bick Letters
Dates: 1918-1919
Size: 1.25 linear inches (3 folders)
Abstract: The Lester E. Bick Letters were written by Bick to his sister, Mrs. Marie Hemminger, while he was serving aboard the troop transport U.S.S. Mount Vernon during the closing days of World War I. The letters include descriptions of everyday shipboard life, as well as specific events, such as the torpedoing of Mount Vernon by German ships, and second hand accounts of U.S. soldiers being ordered to bayonet German prisoners of war.
Call number: MS 278
Language(s) of material: English

Provenance and Acquisition

Purchased in March 1992. Accession No.92-17.

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