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 Baby –

Why didn’t you tell me you’d been sick before and why didn’t you tell more people about it up there. In fact why didn’t you impress them with the fact that you were a decrepit wreck. After all, you might as well get back before you really become a WAAP. I’d like to be married to you a little while before you can’t be distinguished from a relic of the G.A.R. If you can find some nice porky Eskimo gal to keep you warm—you have my blessing. After all your services means [sic] more to me than your morals...

Aiken 05061943.pdf (579 kB)
Handwritten Letter