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In this letter to Governor Schoeppel, Opal Lobb of McLouth, Kansas, asks the governor to intervene on behalf of Kansas soldiers who have served in Europe. Arguing that "these boys have done their share and deserve to remain in America," Lobb contends that they should be not be sent to Japan as part of the American occupation force.

Creator: Lobb, Opal
Date: August 24, 1945

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This item can be used in conjunction with other material on the home front during World War II to provide students with a sense of the difficulties faced by those not in uniform.

11th Grade, Benchmark 2, World War II home front (indicator 6)

Item Number: 217055
Call Number: Governor's Records, Govenror Schoeppel, Box 65, Folder 3
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 217055

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