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Beany November 21st, 1941

Carolina Maneuvers

Carolina Maneuvers

“Armstice in the front lines”

“Dear Jerry,

Here we are at dawn waiting to attack the enemy. We’ve been battling our enemy for about 5 days now. The other night our entire regiment was trapped in a large woods by 150 tanks and we escaped after walking about 45 miles.

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Beany November 19th, 1941

Carolina Maneuvers

Carolina Maneuvers

“Dear Jerry,

I’m back in the woods again on our last problem. We are near Hammond, N.C. about 125 miles from our camp. We’ve had good sleeping here because we are amongst a lot of pine trees and we make beds from the dead pine leaves which are pretty soft.

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Beany November 12th, 1941

Carolina Maneuvers

Carolina Maneuvers

“Dear Jerry,

In answer to your card written at the dance. Tell Jean that her address is back at camp and I don’t remember it or her last name. Send it again in your next letter.

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