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Letters from Cliff Nelson

Cliff May 30th, 1944

Thousands Cheer

Thousands Cheer-Made To Boost Troop Morale

“Dear Jean & Jerry,

Your V-mail of the 18th came last night along with letters from Mom & Milly. Tonight I received a ballot, and a letter from Lucy Wells. She has been overseas over two years now and hopes to go home soon, but, of course she doesn’t know when that will be. I hope I don’t have to stay here longer than that.

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Cliff May 25th, 1944

Toll House Cookies

Toll House Cookies

“Hope you had a happy birthday, Jerry!

Dear Jean & Jerry,

I just opened your package and have sampled the cookies- they are very good. Home baking is really a treat out here- be sure to thank your mother, Jean, for baking them. It was very nice of her. I’m saving the cheese and crackers to have with beer some evening. Thanks for everything!

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Cliff May 20th, 1944

Native Huts Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides

Native Huts Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides

“Dear Jean & Jerry,

Thanks for the nice birthday card and your letter of the 4th. I received four cards and seven letters in the past two days- which included another letter from Lorne. I’m quite sure I know where he is located. I’d sure like to see him but I doubt if that will ever happen out here.

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Cliff May 13th, 1944

Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides

Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides

“Dear Jean & Jerry,

I just finished writing to Beany and to Mom, Milly and Susan so now I’ll try to get a few lines off to you, too. I’ve had no mail from you or Beany this past week but Mom’s letters have been coming as usual.

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Cliff May 7th, 1944

The Song of Bernadette

“Dear Jean & Jerry,

The latest letter from you is your V-mail of April 27th- hope my letters are reaching you more promptly now. There is bound to be a delay sometimes, though.

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