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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Cliff January 16th, 1945

Baseball In The Pacific, 1945

Baseball In The Pacific, 1945

“Dear Jean & Jerry,

Last night I received your letter of Dec. 31st and the two pictures of Lorne, Milly & Susan. They turned out very good for inside snapshots. I hope to receive the others soon.

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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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Beany January 12th, 1945

General Hospital Near Liege, Belgium

General Hospital Near Liege, Belgium

“Dear Jean and Jerry,

They still have me in a hospital but my bruises are about healed. I dread going back in this cold weather but I’ve enjoyed a much needed rest.

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