Wednesday, July 25, 1945

Dearest Gee. Got two swell packages today and two swell letters from you yesterday. Sure do thank you. One of the packages had a return address of Mrs. F.B. Bruns so I don’t know which to thank. The handwriting looked like yours. They were both full of candy bars, caramels, and cookies. Those are shoreContinue reading “Wednesday, July 25, 1945”

Monday, July 23, 1945

Dearest Gee. You sure have been good to me lately, honey. I got a swell box from you yesterday of candy bars and soup mix, and cheese-its, and today I got your second card for our anniversary. Sure was sweet and had a nice long letter in it. Also got a booklet from Mildred aboutContinue reading “Monday, July 23, 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”

Saturday, June 30, 1945

Dearest Gee. I got your swell June 4 number today and another swell package from “Mrs. F. Bruns” which must be you. It was chuck full of candy bars, a little box of cheese tidbits, a box of crackers, and two bricks of cheese. We’re giving that hell now. Sure thank you kid and sendContinue reading “Saturday, June 30, 1945”

Saturday, June 23, 1945

Dearest Gee. Well, honey, this was another one of those days with the red letters. I sure got a flock more letters today. Sure makes me feel good, kid. I got your letters of May 10, 13, 20, 22, 23, 24, 28, and June 13. That last one sure made good time considering everything itContinue reading “Saturday, June 23, 1945”

Sunday, April 8, 1945

Somewhere in Germany. Dearest Gee. Well, honey, I feel pretty good today since I got four letters from you, a five pager typewritten from Mildred, and a four-pager from Mom. Your letters were dated March 19, 20, 22, and 23rd so they were fairly late ones which made it all the better. This is aContinue reading “Sunday, April 8, 1945”

Thursday, March 8, 1945

Dearest Gee. Lord, kid, I got your Feb 23 letter today about Eli and it sure floored me. I sure wasn’t looking for anything like that. Was going to send a telegram but wrote a letter instead. It would take another week for a telegram to get back anyway. He must have just gone offContinue reading “Thursday, March 8, 1945”

Sunday, February 11, 1945

Dearest Gee. Haven’t got any mail for the last two days so there isn’t much I got to offer today in the way of news. We got our PX rations today so I can smoke awhile longer. I bought another guys ration of cigarettes so I’m pretty well fixed up. Chesterfields to kid! Doesn’t thatContinue reading “Sunday, February 11, 1945”

Monday, December 25, 1944

Dearest Gee. Merry Christmas, honey. I had a good one because I got three letters from you today and one card from Es + Harry. Yesterday I drew a package from Claude and Mildred that had candy bars galore in it, a can of soup (chicken noodle), a much needed pencil, lead, and eraser, andContinue reading “Monday, December 25, 1944”