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Birthday letter from Admiral Stark to Princess Elizabeth, April 21, 1944 


April 21, 1944

Dear Princess Elizabeth,

Today is your eighteenth birthday and not only with all those in your father's realms rejoice with you, but also all English-speaking people everywhere, on this most important year-mark for you.

May I, on behalf of all your American cousins overe here, wish you

"HAPPY BIRTHDAY"

and may your fondest hopes be realized.

Sincerely,

 

Note: This is a copy - original written by hand of Admiral Stark. 

 

Published: Fri Apr 05 14:10:49 EDT 2019