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Collection Abstract

The collection consists of papers relating to Leodel Coleman's World War II service from 1942-1945. Includes stories for local newspapers about the U.S. Marine Corps mainly regarding promotions, weddings, and purple heart recipients; letters to and from Margaret Mitchell while Coleman was stationed in the Pacific; and correspondence to and from family and friends.

Date of Gift

1974

Start Date

1943

End Date

1945

Keywords

Leodel Coleman, Coleman, World War 2, World War II, WW2, WWII

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History

Scope of Collection

2 boxes.

Gift of Mr. Coleman, 1974.

Letters, reports, clippings, etc. concerning Mr. Coleman's service with the Marine Corps in WWII as a combat correspondent. Includes his correspondence with Margaret Mitchell and others in the Georgia newspaper industry.

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Coleman (Leodel) World War II papers

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