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Sad News (Spoiler Alert)

The heavens have received a new star. Earlier this week I received word that Theresa (Lubinski) Quinn passed away on Monday, January 9th after being diagnosed with inoperable pancreatic cancer. To those who are following this project you know her as “baby Terry,” or “little Terry”. Theresa was born on October 25, 1942 to Edward … Continue reading »

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We Are All Very Proud of It

August 21 and September 3, 1944: Stanley writes two letters to Dad, apologizing for “the delay in writing.” Still with the 401st Bomb Group at Deenethorpe in England, and in the waning days of the English summer, Stanley reports that “it is kind of chilly outside” and “it is raining. We’re burning logs in the … Continue reading »

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Project Update

Before getting into the first of the letters from the November 1943 binder, I wanted to step out of the flow of the project to give you a chance to peek behind the scenes and to bring you up to date on a few things related to the Family War Letters project. It has been … Continue reading »

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Two Tiny Feet

July 20, 1943, A letter from Anna at home in Albany to both Dad and his brother. Anna writes that their friend, Joe Miller, has finished his furlough and is on his way back to his station with the Navy. Anna writes that she was sad to see Joe go because “For some reason or another … Continue reading »

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I Have Been Recognized

July 10-15 1943. A few letters home from Dad. As he is writing his letter home on the 10th he is once again pulling QC duty. It gives him some quiet time to reflect and catch up on his correspondence while listening to The Barn Dance and The Hit Parade on the radio. He welcomes … Continue reading »

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Strut Around the House

July 9, 1943. In a letter from home, the Murawski brothers are updated on the status of their mother’s dental health and more news about their baby niece’s antics. But first, Anna gets down to some business. She has been following up on the background checks that the Army has been performing on Dad. Apparently … Continue reading »

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More on Regina (Rajczewski) Wilk

Just a short post to revisit yesterday’s. You know, sometimes the internet is a total time sink and at others it can be a wealth of information. Case in point, last night after I posted about the Kosinski letter of June 18, 1943, I decided to give Google a little workout. Since Kosinski mentioned the … Continue reading »

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