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September 24, 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.
October 27, 1944
In this letter, Johnny describes his new assignment to the hospital train.
November 8, 1944
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.
November 10, 1944
In this letter, Johnny remarks that he's been released from the hospital, and went on a hike in the hills of England.
November 11, 1944
In this letter, Johnny describes a trip into the local English town.
November 14, 1944
In this letter, Johnny talks about his family, his current activities, and his needs.
November 20, 1944, #1
In this letter, Johnny provides a little information about his activities and wonders about his next assignment.
November 20, 1944, #2
In this letter, Johnny copies a poem about the standard GI experience.
November 24, 1944
In this letter, Johnny writes about writing letters, Thanksgiving dinner, and trying to purchase gifts to send home.
December 1, 1944
This letter captures Johnny's love of music. He mentions Harry James and Guy Lombardo and two songs he listens to while writing.