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Cliff August 15th, 1942

Camel Caravan Show

Camel Caravan Show

“Dear Jean & Jerry,

We just finished inspection of our barracks and it’s misting outside so we have the rest of the day off. This morning we had our weekly test. It wasn’t as long and hard as the ones we’ve had before. I should get a pretty fair mark.

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Cliff August 9th, 1942

O'Reilly General Hospital

O'Reilly General Hospital

“Dear Jean & Jerry,

Received your card and box a couple of days ago- thanks a lot! I ate the cookies for breakfast this morning because I didn’t get up in time for chow. They tasted very good.

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Cliff August 2nd, 1942

X-Ray Tech, O'Reilly General Hospital

X-Ray Tech, O'Reilly General Hospital

“Dear Jean and Jerry,

I expect you are the two busiest people in St. Paul right now getting your new home all fixed up. That’s a big job- I know – remember all the moving we did at home, Jerome. You’ll really find out all the things you have now, after having them put away all this time. I wish you’d send me a picture of your place when you get some. I haven’t any snapshots now because I’ve sent them all to the folks, but Paul Gliskey is supposed to be here today and I’m going to take some then.

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Cliff July 27th, 1942

O'Reilly General Hospital, Springfield, MO

O'Reilly General Hospital, Springfield, MO

“Dear Jean & Jerry,

Received your letter on Friday. It was sure swell to see the folks again. I saw them only two evenings as I couldn’t be excused from school. We had supper together both nights, took a few pictures, and spent the rest of the time visiting. There was so much to talk about and the time went too fast. By now you have seen them again and heard about their trip.

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