Anthony Lanza World War II Letters and Photographs, 1943-1946
Lanza, Anthony 1925-1995
0.5 cu. ft. : 2 boxes
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.
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.
Anthony Lanza World War II Letters and Photographs, 1943-1946, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Kenneth Lanza