World War II
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357th Fighter Squadron
Langley Field, Va.
April 18, 1943
Please accept my thanks for the cigarettes you so thoughtly [sic] sent.
I received the “makes” yesterday, although the package was mailed several weeks ago. We move about quite a bit and considerable time elapses before mail catches up with us. In my case the cigarettes were sent to Baton Rouge, La., and I had moved to Langley before they arrived.
I and every other Bryant Service Man, appreciate the splendid work your organization is doing. Thanks again and best wishes.
James M. Collier [Transcription ends]