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Lorne November 3rd, 1943

Soldiers flush out a Japanese hideout on New Guinea

Soldiers flush out a Japanese hideout on New Guinea

“Dear Mom,

Another November rolls around and on the 23rd comes your birthday. Wish I could be home to see you on that date. I don’t think I’ve written since your letter of July 24th but you know we were in combat again shortly thereafter.

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Milly September 19th, 1943

Wounded soldiers on New Guinea, 1943

Wounded soldiers on New Guinea, 1943

“Dear Kids,

I heard from Lorne yesterday- 3 letters written the 19th & 20th of Aug. and Sept. 10th. He is evidently in New Guinea because he has been in combat constantly and says I must guess where he is by the news. He’s O.K.- so far- and says to greet all the folks. Poor guy. Seems like an endless offensive for him.

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