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Letter from Capt. O. C. McDavid to Inez McDavid, regarding a close encounter with the Japanese Army
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McDavid, O. C., 1911-1998. Letter from Capt. O. C. McDavid to Inez McDavid, regarding a close encounter with the Japanese Army - Page 1 front. April 20, 1944. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 12, 2018. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/mcdav/item/161/show/159.

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McDavid, O. C., 1911-1998. (April 20, 1944). Letter from Capt. O. C. McDavid to Inez McDavid, regarding a close encounter with the Japanese Army - Page 1 front. Captain O.C. McDavid World War II Letters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/mcdav/item/161/show/159

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McDavid, O. C., 1911-1998, Letter from Capt. O. C. McDavid to Inez McDavid, regarding a close encounter with the Japanese Army - Page 1 front, April 20, 1944, Captain O.C. McDavid World War II Letters, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed December 12, 2018, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/mcdav/item/161/show/159.

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Title Letter from Capt. O. C. McDavid to Inez McDavid, regarding a close encounter with the Japanese Army
Creator (LCNAF)
  • McDavid, O. C., 1911-1998
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • New Guinea
Date April 20, 1944
Description This two page typewritten letter by U.S. Army Captain O.C. McDavid to “Darling” is dated April 20, 1944 from “Somewhere in New Guinea”. The letter recounts the capture of Japanese soldiers along a road McDavid had previously ridden.
Donor Gene McDavid
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • World War, 1939-1945--Pacific Area
  • United States. Army--Military life
Subject.Topical (Local)
  • typewritten letters
  • United States Army
  • letters
  • correspondences
  • military life
  • field operations
  • enemy capture
  • japanese armies
  • japanese
  • Japan
  • foreign armies
  • enemies
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • McDavid, O. C., 1911-1998
Subject.Name (Local)
  • McDavid, Inez
Subject.Geographic (Local)
  • Pacific Region
  • Pacific Theater
  • New Guinea
Genre (AAT)
  • letters (correspondence)
  • correspondence
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Location ID 2011-008, Box 1, Folder 6
Original Collection Captain O.C. McDavid World War II Letters
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/?p=collections/controlcard&id=497
Digital Collection Captain O.C. McDavid World War II Letters
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/mcdav
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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File Name index.cpd
Item Description
Title Page 1 front
Format (IMT)
  • image/jpeg
File Name mcdav_201309_043_001.jpg