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Allday, Martin Lewis, 1926-

 Person

Martin L. Allday was an eighteen year old infantry man who was wounded at Okinawa. Allday and Michener met at a wedding celebration and became involved in a conversation regarding the dropping of atomic bombs on Japan. For a short biographical sketch of Martin L. Allday, see: http://www.purpleheartaustin.org/allday.htm

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Martin L. Allday Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: JM013
Overview Two letters, one dated 1995 October 11 from James A. Michener to Martin L. Allday regarding Michener's views on the dropping of the atomic bombs on Japan during World War II and a second dated 1997 December 12 from Martin Allday to Gary Pitkin giving context to the first letter.