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


My dearest Johnny: — Gosh, honey, I hope you’re okay and also I’m sorry I hadn’t written sooner. I know you’ve really been busy on Okinawa. I cut out a picture of a 105 Howitzer, deep in water as you described in your letter… You’ll never know how deeply happy I felt over the Okinawa victory. I was so overjoyed and RELIEVED! The folks at home really worry over you boys, believe me...

Blodgett 08081945.pdf (200 kB)
Handwritten Letter