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Isely Field Saipan

The Beach Was Like a Graveyard

January 14 and 16, 1946. Dad writes a few letters home from Saipan where he reports that he is “fine but a little worried about the increasing grey hairs.” He asks that his family send him “…anything to stop me from losing my pigment further.”  He goes on to lament, “I sure hate to be … Continue reading »

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The Story on My Trip to Saipan

January 12, 1946. Dad writes from Saipan, having finally been shipped off of Guam.  He is not yet cleared for discharge, but it is clear that he has pretty much “checked out” and is simply putting in his time until the next points drop catches up with him and he heads home. His letter from … Continue reading »

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