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Beany May 8th, 1944

Army Seizes Montgomery Ward President

Army Seizes Montgomery Ward President

“Dear Jean and Jerry,

Today is a beautiful Spring day and my thoughts are in St. Paul out at some good golf course, then washing the old bus, then a good Saturday night’s party. If I could do that once again I think I’d be good for another six months over here. Nice wishful thinking anyhow.

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Beany May 6th, 1944

US Troops in Britain, WWII

“Dear Jean and Jerry,

I got your letters from the 2nd and 7th. Sometimes the service is very good. It all depends on shipping space available. A lot of other things naturally have priority.

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Beany April 26th, 1944

Troop Basketball, WWII

Troop Basketball, WWII

“Dear Jean and Jerry,

Sorry for the delay again- since I wrote last I rec’d the swell pkge you sent. Everything was very good. I get plenty of cigarettes now so you won’t have to send anymore.

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Beany April 5th, 1944

American GIs Go Fishing In UK

American GIs Go Fishing In UK

“Dear Jean and Jerry,

Almost another month has slipped by- time goes fast here but old Father time is creeping up on me too. I’m beginning to feel my age some already but if things ever cease I think I’d soon forget that.

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