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  • Collection: Letters from 1944

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In this letter, Johnny writes about an episode in which his unit found and adopted a pregnant dog, which soon gave birth to a litter of puppies.

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In this letter, Johnny describes his new assignment to the hospital train.

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In this letter, Johnny writes about his relationship with Geraldine, and implies that they were once in a closer relationship. He admits that he has no right to ask, but says that he wants to return to romance.

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In this letter, Johnny writes about writing letters, Thanksgiving dinner, and trying to purchase gifts to send home.

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In this letter, Johnny copies a poem about the standard GI experience.

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In this letter, Johnny provides a little information about his activities and wonders about his next assignment.

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In this letter, Johnny talks about his family, his current activities, and his needs.

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In this letter, Johnny describes a trip into the local English town.

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In this letter, Johnny remarks that he's been released from the hospital, and went on a hike in the hills of England.

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A letter from Johnny to Geraldine written June 3, 1944, describing his Atlantic crossing and first impressions of Great Britain.
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