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Letters from Nellie Nelson

Nellie April 3rd, 1945

FDR In Warm Springs, April 1945

FDR In Warm Springs, April 1945

“Dearest Kids,

I wont be home till Sat eve as Sue got sick Friday a.m. with a cold and swollen glands. Shes had 104 fever but today she feels good again. I want to stay till I see her run around again so Ill leave here Fri morning and the train I think comes in to Mpls at 7 in the evening Saturday.

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Nellie March 29th, 1945

Field Artillery In Action, Ft. Benning, GA

Field Artillery In Action, Ft. Benning, GA

“Dear Kids,

Got your letter today and a long letter from Beany Wed. I havent heard from Cliff since a week ago last Monday. I cant understand. Hope I hear soon.

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Nellie January 21st, 1945

Fort Benning, GA

Fort Benning, GA

“Dear Jerry & Jean,

I rec’d your letter yesterday and pictures, thanks. The pictures were very good. We owe you for pictures now. Please let us know what it is in all. Ill send you the money. I always know when I get a letter from you Jerry cause the writing is so small and cute.

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Nellie January 20th, 1945

Trying To Survive Winter, Battle Of The Bulge

Trying To Survive Winter, Battle Of The Bulge

“Dear Kids,

Am sending you the letters I got from Beany today. I feel bad, very bad about him and I’m so helpless to. I cant do anything for him but as he sais its nothing serious. I would rather he’d be were he is, at least I dont have to think hes on the battlefield fighting. He must have been on this fight they had around the 16 of Dec.

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Nellie January 15th, 1945

Soldiers Playing Bingo

Soldiers Playing Bingo

“Dear J. & J.,

This is Sunday eve. Its been a grand day here. We went out for a ride and then Lorne took us to the Officers Club for supper. The folks danced  a couple of times then Lorne took Susan home and Milly & I stayed and played Bingo. Milly won 90¢.

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