Object ID
1998.42.17.1-4
Object Name
Diary
Date Created
December 7, 1941
Event
Diary entry composed the day WWII began
Material
Paper
Object Entities
Sotos, George (owned by)
Fraser, Margaret (deaccession approved by)
Object Description
Copies of 4 pages of handwritten personal diary from Ensign George P. Sotos composed on the day that WWII began. The blank parts of the text were removed by the military due to security instructions.
Origin
George was 21 at the time and aboard the USS Nitro (AE2), an ammunitions ship, in the approaches to the Panama Canal.
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Citation
Diary, December 7, 1941, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/8443. Accessed 03/23/23.