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Cliff July 31st, 1945

General Hospital, The Philippines 1945

General Hospital, The Philippines 1945

“Dear Jean & Jerry,

I received your letter of July 17th this morning- also got letters from Mom and Eleanor. Yesterday was very hot so I stayed in the tent and took it easy all day. We had a softball game after chow last night- won 11 to 3. That makes two wins in a row for us in league play. Just started a new series with eight teams playing. It’s a good pastime.

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Cliff July 25th, 1945

Plaza Miranda, Manila 1945

Plaza Miranda, Manila 1945

“Dear Jean and Jerry,

I received your letter of July 9th this morning and the one of July 5th a few days ago. I am a little late in writing this week because I have been on a short pass to Manila. I had a very enjoyable time, saw many places of interest on a sight seeing tour, saw a couple of shows- one a good stage show and visited a few of the so-called night spots. There’s more to tell about the city which will have to wait until I see you again. It seemed darn good to get away from the routine of the Army for a few days.

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Cliff July 18th, 1945

Homesick Hill, The Philippines

Homesick Hill, The Philippines

“Dear Jean & Jerry,

Received your V-mail of May 28th- seems like it takes longer to get mail here than in the Hebrides. I see you had a nice birthday party, Jerry. Wish I could have been there.

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