Magnus September 14th, 1942

January 21

Troop trains

Troop trains

“Dear Jerome and Jean,

I rec’d the shoes you sent me. Many thanks. They are sure nice. You should not have gone to so much expense for me.

We had a card from Vernon and a letter form Cliff. He is leaving Springfield in two weeks. He don’t know where.

Vernon got to Nashville last Wed. and they were to rest a couple days before going to work. We had 5 Troop trains on Friday, 2 on Sat and 2 on Sun. All going West with all the equipment. Some business.

I worked at a wreck 2 miles west of Granite Falls Friday night. Got home Sat afternoon. It was tough but we stood it.

Bill has been here now for a few days. He said he is going to St Paul tonight. He was out to Mildred’s school yesterday, she has a very nice school.

I have no more news so you must excuse the short letter. Come home when you can.

As ever,


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