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Lorne August 3rd, 1942

World War II Army Postcard

“Dear Jean and Ome,

Statement on the other side is true even though the picture is not. Doing some very interesting work now. Milly can tell you more about it. You would like it here very much. Just the place for a honeymoon. Blackout every night. No news that wouldn’t be censored. We get our info from the newspapers.

As always,

Lorne

Captain Lorne S. Ward

Anti-Tank Co. 35th Inf.

A.P.O. 957, c/o Postmaster

San Francisco, California”

Lorne July 19th, 1942

United We Stand

United We Stand

“Somewhere in the Pacific

Dear Mom and Pop,

Thanks for your recent letter. I am sorry that I don’t write more often, but there is absolutely nothing to write about that would not be censored. Milly can tell you more about a new job I am going into. I don’t want to put it in this letter.

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Lorne June 12th, 1942

Battle of Midway, June 1942

Battle of Midway, June 1942

“Somewhere in the Pacific

Dear Dad,

It’s Dad’s day sometime soon. I am not sure when, but even if you receive this letter sometime after the day, you can regard it as my thoughts for you on Dad’s day. I certainly appreciated that letter from you and I would like to have more of the same. I appreciate Mom’s letters too, but I expect her to write to me while your letters are a complete surprise.

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