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Anthony Lanza World War II Letters and Photographs, 1943-1946

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Creator:
Lanza, Anthony 1925-1995
Donor:
Lanza, Kenneth
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. : 2 boxes
Type:
Drawings
Collection descriptions
Letters (correspondence)
Newsletters
Diaries
Photographs
Place:
Japan
Date:
1943
1943-1946
1940-1950
Bombardment, 1945
20th century
Notes:
Lanza served in the U.S. Army during World War II and during the occupation years in Japan after the war, attaining the rank of Master Sergeant. He saw Hiroshima just a few weeks after the bombing. He later taught at New York University.
Summary:
Letters sent by Lanza to his mother during his U.S. Army service in Japan during and after World War II, and photographs he took. Other miscellaneous items, such as newsletters, clippings and drawings. The addendum includes a diary, additional photographs, travel and language guides for Japan; and detached pages from a scrapbook with a drawing, Lanza's official Army papers, snapshots, and ephemeral items.
Cite as:
Anthony Lanza World War II Letters and Photographs, 1943-1946, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Kenneth Lanza
Topic:
Travel
Japanese language
Military occupation
Hiroshima-shi (Japan)--History
World War, 1939-1945
Atomic bomb
Nuclear warfare
Local number:
2005.3106 (NMAH Acc.)
2007.3055 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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