Reference numberHB/2/86
TitleLetter from A S Effron to Henry Barcroft
Date7 July [1945]
DescriptionDescribes his work in the overseas unit. Would like less free time and more professional medical work. Gives an extensive descriptive account of his moveable medical unit and describes the difficulties of transporting medical materials. Was present at the fall of Manila and describes the sight in detail. Has signed up until the 'final defeat of Japan...might as well see it through to the end'. Encloses some clippings from the British Medical Journal and asks questions about Barcroft's work. Notes that one of his brothers is in New Mexico as a B-29 mechanic and the other 'should be on his way home from Halle in Germany'. Thinks the atrocities committed by the Germans are much greater and they 'still think they were on the side of Justice'.
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