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 Light of My Life –

You know how you get the feeling of how high you really are when you fly over certain things—like a radio tower or something. Well I got a feeling the other night—sort of a realization that it had actually been ten months practically since I had seen you—and it didn’t feel a bit good, in fact I felt rather panicky. Usually it just doesn’t seem that long, which is a blessing I guess.

Got a letter from Mom tonight, she’s fine, and said she had read in the paper that they were giving leave & would you get any. Sort of a coincidence because I hadn’t mentioned that you might...

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Handwritten Letter