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A photograph of Parliament Square, St. Margaret's Church, and Westminster Abbey taken by Waller on a date unknown. Two cars and three people are visible in the foreground.

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This newspaper clipping provides an anecdote about soldiers' anxiety about girls back home.

The reverse side of the clipping shows partial excerpts from other news articles, including one titled "Nazis Call Up 10-Year-Olds"

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The ship on which John C. Waller returned to the United States in 1945.

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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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Taken in 1944, the photograph shows a number of storefronts along the Promenade in Blackpool. Most notable is Louis Tussaud's Waxwork Museum, which is still open today.

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This newspaper cartoon shows two women being supervised by an official while they peel potatoes, presumably for the war effort. The women comment on their work and how it might affect their future.

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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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