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Beany February 3rd, 1943

Dancing at the Service Club

Dancing at the Service Club

“Dear Jean and Jerry,

Januarys come and go, just like footprints in the snow. So here it is February now, and soon time to drill and plow. Not such good prose but it is only from a hand of an amateur. What I really mean to say is that time certainly flies by fast.

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Beany January 23rd, 1943

Dolores with Milly, Magnus, Nellie and Jerry

Dolores with Milly, Magnus, Nellie and Jerry

“Dear Jean & Jerry,

I heard about your cold wave- we had one at the same time only it was only about 10 below here. Next Saturday we leave our cosy barracks and spend a week training in the field. Good old Mother Earth has been my bed too often!

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Beany January 8th, 1942

The Zephyr To St Louis

The Zephyr To St Louis

“Hi Kiddos,

Well, I’m well again and rarin’ to go. I got out of the hospital Mon. and took it easy for a couple of days but today we went on a twenty mile jaunt and it took a lot of sap out of me.

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