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Cliff September 22nd, 1942

Parade Color Guard

Parade Color Guard

“Dear Jean & Jerry,

Well, I’m on my last week of school now. I don’t know yet where I’ll be going or when but I expect to be here next Monday because there is a parade scheduled for graduation exercises. We will be gone before the 30th, though, because our sergeant said we wouldn’t be paid here.

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Cliff September 10th, 1942

Entering the X-Ray Clinic

Entering the X-Ray Clinic

“Dear Jean & Jerry,

Received your letter this noon and was sure surprised to hear about Fred being in the hospital. It’s a good thing you got him to go or things maybe would have turned out a lot worse. Sounds as if he got to a doctor just in time. I hope he’s getting along much better now.

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Cliff September 4th, 1942

X-Ray Room, O'Reilly General Hospital

X-Ray Room, O'Reilly General Hospital

“Dear Jean & Jerry,

I got a letter from Beany today noon. He said he was leaving for maneuvers in Tennessee this Sunday. I expect he has written you about it, too.

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Cliff August 29th, 1942

Awards Ceremony O'Reilly General Hospital, August 1942

Awards Ceremony O'Reilly General Hospital, August 1942

“Dear Jean & Jerry,

Just came home from noon chow and our battalion commander made the announcement that we were excused from noon today until bed-check on Sunday night. It’s the first time since I’ve been in the Army that we’ve been free over the weekend- always had bed-check on Saturday night before. It sure seems good to have a little free time.

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Cliff August 23rd, 1942

X-Ray Clinic, O'Reilly General Hospital

X-Ray Clinic, O'Reilly General Hospital

“Dear Jean & Jerry,

Just finished a nice chicken dinner and now I’m going to write a few letters. I slept until 11 bells today- sure felt nice to get a little sleep for a change.

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