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Beany November 12th, 1943

Atlanta Airport

Atlanta Airport

“Hi pals,

We stopped here for a few hours- this is a nice city. We’ll be on our way soon to get our man. I feel important carrying this shootin’ iron around. We seen ‘Guadalcanal Diary’ today. Better get a letter from you guys when I return.

Love, Beany”

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Beany November 11th, 1943

Camp Croft, South Carolina

Camp Croft, South Carolina

“Dear Jean and Jerry,

I’m on my way to a camp in So. Car. with another Sgt. to pick up one of the boys who has been A.W.O.L. It will be about a three day trip which is a nice break in training. I’ll write when I get back.

Love, Beany”

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Beany November 1st, 1943

Dolores' Poem

Dolores' Poem

“Dear Jean and Jerry,

I’m off schedule again but Sundays seem to be the only day I can write without interruptions. It has rained here nearly every day since I’ve been back. Things are about the same- they are still rushing preparations but nothing is definite. All the Sergeants were issued seven jewel Elgins. I’m sending my other one home with a few other things and I’ll put the picture in the box so you can see them at home.

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Beany October 25th, 1943

Elgin Watches

Elgin Watches

“Dear Jean and Jerry,

Now I am settled again after four days in the field but am definitely not in an Army frame of mind. This past leave was the best I ever had and you guys played a big part in making it so.

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