American Soldier Letter the Day After D-Day "..was certainly news about the invasion... they were waiting for the Russians to take Berlin before they made the landing.. "
Category: World War II
Item Number: 9510
On June 6, 1944, Allied forces, commanded by Dwight Eisenhower, landed on five Normandy beaches. This began the invasion of Europe and the end of World War II less than a year later. Handwritten Autograph Letter Signed, 2 pages, 5 x 8", dated June 7, 1944, San Francisco. An American soldier writes to his parents, "'Was certainly news about the Invasion, it makes our end out here seem like an old maids tea party. I was afraid that they were waiting for the Russians to take Berlin before they made the landing, I only pray that it is over shortly over there so we can throw all of our weight against the 'Nips'. I'm glad, too, that we took Rome so easily, it would have been a shame (quite an understatement) to had had to shell or bomb the city into submission..." Signed "Maurice". In excellent condition.