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”

Thursday, August 23, 1945

Dearest Gee. Got your swell Aug 12 number yesterday after I had already wrote you, and today I got your Aug 2 one. So finally Chick hit the States! I’ll bet you all were excited. It’s a wonder Joannie hadn’t passed out. I don’t think Chick has changed in looks any only he looks older,Continue reading “Thursday, August 23, 1945”

Wednesday, August 22, 1945

Dearest Gee. Well, honey, I got two nice long letters from you yesterday dated Aug 9 + 10th. Sure got a kick out of your birthday number. You sure sounded worried because you hit thirty. Honey, I’ve been thirty for the last two years. Don’t worry about it because in the pictures enclosed you lookedContinue reading “Wednesday, August 22, 1945”

Saturday, August 18, 1945

Dearest Gee. Was going to write you yesterday but got to feeling so tough that I didn’t quite make it. I had started one to the folks yesterday morning and I barely got that one done. Had a tooth yanked out yesterday morning and it sure knocked me out. Guess I waited too long toContinue reading “Saturday, August 18, 1945”