Tuesday, September 11, 1945

Dearest Gee. I don’t feel a day over thirty-two kid. Gawd that sounds old. Let’s quit talking about it. Yesterday I got a nice card and letters from Mom along with four packs of cigarettes, also got a nice card from Coe yesterday. Today I got a card from Jack DeAtley and your long letterContinue reading “Tuesday, September 11, 1945”

Sunday, September 9, 1945

Dearest Gee. Well, honey, I sure haven’t got a hell of a lot to write about. I did finally get a letter from your today dated Aug 28 and a nice card from Carrie + Rudy with a buck in it. I’ll save it towards a rainy day as I can’t spend it, only onContinue reading “Sunday, September 9, 1945”

Friday, September 7, 1945

Dearest Gee. First off I want to thank ye kindly for the six packs of butts I got yesterday from you and also the letter of August 24. Also got four packs from Mom so if I still figure right that makes a carton. While I wasn’t exactly hunting for smokes it’s always nice toContinue reading “Friday, September 7, 1945”

Wednesday, September 5, 1945

Dearest Gee. I got your swell number of Aug 26 today, kid, and a card from Sis. Twas one of those moron cards and pretty cute. I’d just as soon forget the birthday as I’m not planning on having any this year. If you can’t read this letter it’s because I was “out” last night.Continue reading “Wednesday, September 5, 1945”

Monday, September 3, 1945

Dearest Gee. Got your swell Aug 22 number today and two packages from you too. One was a package of wafers with funnies and the other, the package of birthday cards you got. Also got a letter and package from Mom of four packs of butts. Sure was glad to hear from you as it’sContinue reading “Monday, September 3, 1945”

Friday, August 31, 1945

Pay Day at the Mine Dearest Gee. Got three nice long letters from you yesterday honey, and one from Coe. I’m waiting for mail call now to see if I have any today. Your letters were dated Aug 19, 20, 21, and were all about Chick and Erv. Was sorry to hear he’s so nervousContinue reading “Friday, August 31, 1945”

Tuesday, August 28, 1945

Dearest Gee. No letters from you today, honey, but I did get two little packages of funnies and gum, and that swell lighter. Several of the fellows have lighters like that one and they work pretty good. My Ronson you gave me is just about kaput. I still have it tho and will try toContinue reading “Tuesday, August 28, 1945”

Monday, August 27, 1945

Dearest Gee. Well, honey, that long awaited jackpot hit again today. I got five letters from you and a little package of Molle shaving cream with some funnies. Then I got a nice long letter from Sis and one from Mom. Your letters were all real long ones and were dated Aug. 13, 14, 15,Continue reading “Monday, August 27, 1945”

Sunday, August 26, 1945

Dearest Gee. Well, honey, I sure am having a time tonight with this guard business. Things sure are rushing. One of the guys picked up two Norsky kids that stole a carton of cigs. Leastways he had the carton on him and cigs are too hard to get. Claimed he traded a bottle of AcquavitContinue reading “Sunday, August 26, 1945”

Saturday, August 25, 1945

Dearest Gee. So nuthin’ today, kid. Can’t understand this mail situation. Sure is ragged. Well, how’s everything between the home front and the returning veterans? Has things got anyways near back to normal in the Bruns’ and Barber’s households? Suppose Francy and my Dad are both still nursing a little hangover. Maybe it’s a goodContinue reading “Saturday, August 25, 1945”