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Beany January 12th, 1945

General Hospital Near Liege, Belgium

General Hospital Near Liege, Belgium

“Dear Jean and Jerry,

They still have me in a hospital but my bruises are about healed. I dread going back in this cold weather but I’ve enjoyed a much needed rest.

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Beany December 25th, 1944

Hospital Ward Christmas, 1944

Hospital Ward Christmas, 1944

“Dear Jean and Jerry,

I had a slight back injury when I was thrown from a jeep. It’s not serious but I’ll get a nice rest out of it and it will be a month or six weeks til I get my mail so all your pkgs and letters will pile up.

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Beany December 18th, 1944

Opening Xmas Packages

Opening Xmas Packages

“Dear Jean and Jerry,

Rec’d your letter and the beautiful card. I’m still munching on your Xmas pkge but the Paul Jones didn’t last very long. Your pkgs have comes so far and they sure do help my Xmas morale. After those couple of days of decent living and enjoyment in Paris, I have become homesick. Sure wish it would end soon as I am growing very tired.

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Beany December 15th, 1944

Postcard From Paris, December 1944

Postcard From Paris, December 1944

Dear Jean and Jerry,

I just returned from that short pass in Paris and I really had a wonderful time. It is a beautiful place and very artistic. People are very gay and enjoy life. I had little time to shop as stores weren’t open while I was there but after the war I will send everyone something nice. I managed to get Hada and Laurie some perfume. You can use some of it Jean.

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Beany December 5th, 1944

8th Division In Kleinhau, December 1944

8th Division In Kleinhau, December 1944

“Dear Jean and Jerry,

Another month started and a year since I left the good old U.S. It seems endless at times even tho the papers at home seem to think otherwise. But, of course, anything can happen and we are all keeping our fingers crossed.

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