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Cliff July 25th, 1945

Plaza Miranda, Manila 1945

Plaza Miranda, Manila 1945

“Dear Jean and Jerry,

I received your letter of July 9th this morning and the one of July 5th a few days ago. I am a little late in writing this week because I have been on a short pass to Manila. I had a very enjoyable time, saw many places of interest on a sight seeing tour, saw a couple of shows- one a good stage show and visited a few of the so-called night spots. There’s more to tell about the city which will have to wait until I see you again. It seemed darn good to get away from the routine of the Army for a few days.

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Cliff July 18th, 1945

Homesick Hill, The Philippines

Homesick Hill, The Philippines

“Dear Jean & Jerry,

Received your V-mail of May 28th- seems like it takes longer to get mail here than in the Hebrides. I see you had a nice birthday party, Jerry. Wish I could have been there.

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Cliff July 11th, 1945

Baguio, Luzon 1945

Baguio, Luzon 1945

“Dear Jean & Jerry,

I just came back from a trip up into the mountains and I really spent an enjoyable day. It was very much cooler than where I am located, beautiful scenery, pine trees and clean fresh air that reminds you of spring at home. I visited a town that must have been very nice before the war- of course, now much of it is in ruins. I went to a theatre which is like those back home- it was the first comfortable seat I’ve had at a movie in almost two years.

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Cliff July 3rd, 1945

Luzon Softball, 1945

Luzon Softball, 1945

“Dear Jean & Jerry,

This week I received your letters of June 10th and 17th- also heard from Mom, Beany, Dolores and Inga. Glad to hear you had a nice time on your vacations. Did you get enough gasoline to go where you had planned? How much gas are you allowed now?

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