Archive | Cliff

Letters from Cliff Nelson

Cliff July 2nd, 1944

Pacific Award Ceremony, 1944

Pacific Award Ceremony, 1944

“Dear Jean & Jerry,

By now you are back home again after your trip to the lake. I hope you had a very good time and that you enjoyed good weather. With all the rain you’ve been having I imagine that the weather was an uncertainty. I am anxious to hear about it so I will be expecting a long letter.

Continue Reading →

Cliff June 28th, 1944

Operation Epsom, June 28th, 1944

Operation Epsom, June 28th, 1944

“Dear Jean & Jerry,

Tonight I received your V-mail of the 19th and three letters from Mom. I imagine you are having a wonderful time at the lake this week- I’d sure like to be with you! How was fishing and what did you catch? If you took any pictures be sure to send me some. I enjoy seeing snapshots very much. I received ten of them from you and Mom in the past few days.

Continue Reading →

Cliff June 18th, 1944

Allied Troops Unload Equipment And Supplies On Omaha Beach

Allied Troops Unload Equipment And Supplies On Omaha Beach

“Dear Jean & Jerry,

Tonight I received eight letters and among them was yours of May 31st. Also received several papers, two boxes of candy and my birthday present this week. Thanks a lot for the bracelet- I like it very well and have often wished I had one. It fits perfect.

Continue Reading →

Cliff June 12th, 1944

American Soldiers Land On Normandy Beach, June 6th, 1944

American Soldiers Land On Normandy Beach, June 6th, 1944

“Dear Jean & Jerry,

No mail from you in over a week now so I’m looking for a letter soon. I know you are just as anxious as I am to find out what Beany is doing now. When did you last hear from him? I haven’t received a letter from him in a long time. If he is in combat now, I know he will write as often as is possible. Here’s hoping that the war in Europe will be over soon!

Continue Reading →

Cliff June 4th, 1944

US Navy Baseball Team, New Hebrides 1944

US Navy Baseball Team, New Hebrides 1944

“Dear Jean & Jerry,

Your V-mail of the 22nd reached me on June 1st. Three letters from Mom came on the same day. I still haven’t received any recent mail from Beany.

Continue Reading →