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Beany March 4th, 1943

WWII Cigarette Ad

WWII Cigarette Ad

“Dear Jean and Jerry,

Well, we are getting some winter again. It snowed about six inches and turned colder. We’ll soon warm up tho when we hit Calif. This info isn’t supposed to be passed out but I think we leave between the 15th and 20th and will be about ten miles from Mexico either in Ariz. or Calif. near the border.

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Beany February 16th, 1943

Fanny Farmer Candies

Fanny Farmer Candies

“Dear Jean and Jerry,

Thank you for the cute Valentine. I wasn’t able to send any because you couldn’t buy them here. I was up to Jeff City over the weekend and took some pictures. They won’t be ready for about three weeks but I ordered three so you kids will get one. Keep this secretive tho because Dolores knows she is getting something but may not have guessed what.

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Beany February 10th, 1943

The shoe ration line

The shoe ration line

“Dear Jean and Jerry,

Sorry I’m late again- I had guard Sunday so spent a quiet weekend at camp. We are going into the field Sat. noon until the following Sun. evening so I won’t see civilization for some time.

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