The Battle of Leyte Gulf

Monday, Oct. 23, 1944

Last night Mommy and Daddy took me to a concert with Eleanor Steber, a soprano from the Metropolitan Opera. Mommy wrote that she was accompanied by the Denver Symphony Orchestra which also played part of the third movement of a Mendelsohn symphony. “The singer was really swell and we enjoyed ourselves,” Mommy wrote, adding that I “liked it too and applauded very vigorously with the rest.” The music was a welcome respite from wartime, although here in Denver we’re really safe. Somewhere in the Pacific, in a place called Leyte Gulf, a huge battle has started that could be the beginning of the end of Japan

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One Response to The Battle of Leyte Gulf

  1. jvlrmd says:

    A girl with good taste even at an early age!

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