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Cliff June 28th, 1945

Filipino Dances 1945

Filipino Dances 1945

“Dear Jean and Jerry,

Today I received your very nice package- thanks so much! It came in excellent condition and nothing was spoiled. T Shirts are what I needed as I wear them while on duty here. I wrote Mom yesterday to send some to me. The ‘cheer’ was a good treat- we are allowed a liquor ration now and will be getting the first of it in July.

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Cliff June 24th, 1945

Filipino Cock Fights 1945

Filipino Cock Fights 1945

“Dear Jean & Jerry,

Yesterday I received your V-mail of May 21st- also letters from Mom and Buck Karstadt, two packages, eight newspapers and a book of G.I. Cartoons from Milly & Lorne. This was my first mail in several days- are my letters reaching you in good time?

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Cliff June 11th, 1945

Manila 1945

Manila 1945

“Dear Jean and Jerry,

Received your V-mail of May 14th- the mail has been coming in slow the past few days. Got a letter from Beany this week but no mail from Mom since of May 8th.

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Cliff May 30th, 1945

Cliff In The Philippines

Cliff In The Philippines

“Dear Jean and Jerry,

I just remembered that this is your birthday, Jerry- sorry that I forgot about it but I’ve been so busy and with moving and all the time has slipped away very fast, it seems. Happy Birthday! Better late than never.

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Cliff July 31st, 1945

General Hospital, The Philippines 1945

General Hospital, The Philippines 1945

“Dear Jean & Jerry,

I received your letter of July 17th this morning- also got letters from Mom and Eleanor. Yesterday was very hot so I stayed in the tent and took it easy all day. We had a softball game after chow last night- won 11 to 3. That makes two wins in a row for us in league play. Just started a new series with eight teams playing. It’s a good pastime.

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