This is the fogeyest state I have ever seen

Jan 16, 1942 Dear Ben and All. How are you all? I am fine. This is Fri night and its always a mad house on Fri. For we always have to get everything clean up for Sat inspection. And boy I mean cleaned up. They sure are strick here in this camp every thing has Read more

Dear Ben and All

Jan 10, 1942 Dear Ben and All Read your letter yesterday, was glad to here that you are feeling better and that everything else is on the up and up. That was a nice picture of the kids. Jim looked nice, seems as if he grew quite a bit. Everything is running along about the Read more

they picked me and a friend of mine for K.P.

Dear Ben, Helen, all I will start this letter tonight but it is late, so I no I won’t finish it. There are two fellows sitting right next to my bed they keep talking to me, and if they aren’t I keep listening to them, half the time I don’t no what I am writing Read more

Envelope for Oct 28, 1941

O my arm was so lame I could hardly raise it.

Oct 27, 1941 Dear Ann + All I got your letter today  – also oh! “no” I got yours Sat, but I wasn’t here, I also got a card from Cliff,  a card from Helen and a card from Sylvia that was the first mail I got from home I was so glad to get Read more