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:

Here at last! I bet you’re ready to scold me—by mail anyway for not writing sooner. Please forgive. V-J Day news had me so excited that I couldn’t think straight. No kidding, honey. For a week the radio was blasting with Peace News; at work we even had a radio. I was so happily excited that I was on the verge of tears. I bet you were also thrilled. All anyone did in the States was listen to the radio or talk about the latest news. Gosh, honey, it’s still hard to believe, isn’t it? You and Walt may be home sooner than you think, IF you don’t get stuck with occupation eh! Part of the 6th Div. landed in Japan already...

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Handwritten Letter