Cliff August 14th, 1945

September 10

“Dear Jean & Jerry, Well, things have been happening fast lately- we are waiting now to hear that Japan has accepted the surrender terms and that the war is officially ended. It is surely wonderful to feel that it will soon be at an end. I expect to be out here for awhile yet as [...]

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Beany August 11th, 1945

September 7

“Dear Jean and Jerry, In a few days we are leaving for another assignment. We are getting another POW camp near the German border. When time and space become available, we will go home from there, I guess. Sure would like to make it by Xmas but if I don’t I understand why. With Russia [...]

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Cliff August 8th, 1945

September 6

“Dear Jean & Jerry, Today has been cloudy and rainy and is a little chilly in the tent tonight. Seems good, though, to escape the hot sun for a day or two.

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Beany August 1st, 1945

September 5

“Dear Jean and Jerry, We have spent the past week turning our POW camp over to the French. We are now living in an old French Chateau about seven miles from Le Mans. We aren’t doing much here but playing ball, swimming and a few classes. Guess we will sit here until they decide what [...]

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Cliff July 31st, 1945

August 31

“Dear Jean & Jerry, I received your letter of July 17th this morning- also got letters from Mom and Eleanor. Yesterday was very hot so I stayed in the tent and took it easy all day. We had a softball game after chow last night- won 11 to 3. That makes two wins in a [...]

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