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Letters from Lorne Ward

Lorne January 5th, 1944

Milly And Susan Over The Holidays

Milly And Susan Over The Holidays

“Dear Folks,

Got your card today. Thanks. Having swell time down here. Wish I could tell you all about it. Quite different than the past year.

Love, Lorne”

Lorne January 3rd, 1944

US Serviceman Learning Maori Dance

US Serviceman Learning Maori Dance

“Dear Folks,

Milly has probably told you where I am and how much I’m enjoying myself. It’s certainly different here than what I’ve been accustomed to for the past two years.

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Lorne December 1st, 1943

US Servicemen in New Zealand

US Servicemen in New Zealand

“Dear Folks,

I’m at a fine place now and like it so much. It’s almost like being back home. The country is much like Minnesota and although the people are different they are swell.

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Lorne November 3rd, 1943

Soldiers flush out a Japanese hideout on New Guinea

Soldiers flush out a Japanese hideout on New Guinea

“Dear Mom,

Another November rolls around and on the 23rd comes your birthday. Wish I could be home to see you on that date. I don’t think I’ve written since your letter of July 24th but you know we were in combat again shortly thereafter.

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Lorne July 11th, 1943

Battle of New Georgia

Battle of New Georgia

“Dear Wards and Dyes,

Still plugging along here. Had a little fever again and fungus in my ear, but it seems to have cleared up. Received Elaine’s letter a short time ago. Thanks.

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