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  • Collection: Letters from 1944

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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