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”

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”

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”

Thursday, August 16, 1945

Dearest Gee. Might as well start writing while I’m sweating out a mail call. Should know in a few minutes whether I have any or not. When I do get some it generally is late mail. I think your letters are coming over airmail and mine are going by boat since it takes so longContinue reading “Thursday, August 16, 1945”

Monday, July 16, 1945

Dearest Gee. Gonna try out my new stationary on you. We got our P.X. ration tonight. Have a store uptown where you take your card and get it punched. I got 14 packs of cigarettes, 10 candy bars, soap, shaving stuff, mirror, fruit juice, and god knows what all for fifteen kroner. That’s three bucksContinue reading “Monday, July 16, 1945”

Monday, July 2, 1945

Dearest Gee. Lordy, the mail is sure coming in now and I hope it continues like this. Yesterday I got three packages of funnies and this tablet and comic book. As you probably have noticed, I’ve been using that Jerry paper. Then I got your swell letters of June 9, 15, and 16th, one fromContinue reading “Monday, July 2, 1945”

Friday, June 22, 1945

Dearest Gee. At long last, honey, some mail came through. Seems to be fairly late mail too as your latest was dated June 8. I got your letters of May 28, June 2, 4, 7, + 8th. That was the postmarks anyway. Then I got a nice long one from Dad of the 6ht, oneContinue reading “Friday, June 22, 1945”

Sunday, May 27, 1945

Dearest Gee. Didn’t hear from you today, honey, but I got a v-mail from Coe dated May 14 so that is a pretty late one. I noticed she used the APO 4994, hasn’t anyone told her the latest one? I wrote her the other day and told her. I was kinda planning on going toContinue reading “Sunday, May 27, 1945”

Saturday, May 26, 1945

(Note: this letter and the one following tomorrow are dated the same, but only the following/tomorrow’s seems to have been written on the 27th. I believe this letter precedes the next one, but it is possible it follows instead). Dearest Gee. Got your May 2 jobby today and a swell package. It had candy bars,Continue reading “Saturday, May 26, 1945”

Friday, May 25, 1945

Dearest Gee. Well, honey, I got an old letter of March 28 from you today, but it was still welcome. Also got a nice v-mail from Coe. She sure has been a peach. She writes whether I do or not. In your letter you were telling me about being over to Kramers’ for Eloise’s party.Continue reading “Friday, May 25, 1945”