Document Type

Personal Letter


World War ll;Correspondence;Work;Camaraderie of War Wives;Censor's Marks;Letting Hair Down;Readjustment;Weather;Aviation;Mail as a morale builder


Hi My Sweet.

I really do think you’re wonderful. It’s quite enough to feel when I’m worried but when you write a letter timed to get there on a day when I’m especially worried that’s something extra. It seemed so funny—just as if you’d known the day before how horrible I felt and then sat down and wrote exactly the right thing, and it got there the next day...

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Handwritten Letter