World War II

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April 23, 1943

Service Club
Bryant College
Providence, Rhode Island

Dear Friends,

A few days ago I received a gift from you that was forwarded here from my last station. Thank you very much!!!

However, I am going to return this fine gift as I feel there may be some other, Bryant alumnus who can use the helmet much better and sooner than I can. At present I have no use for it on, “The Bloody Battle of the Potomac”. Whether I go to sea or not to fight on the waves depends on how many Waves come to Washington. Again I say thank you very much.

Yours truly
George A. Bunnell, Jr. 1/3c [Transcription ends]