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The Red Cross Truck

November 1, 1945. Dad writes two letters home from Guam where he is still stationed with the 331st Bomb Group, even though the war in the Pacific has been over for two months. He mentions that his group is not the only occupants of the island. He writes that he had the afternoon of the … Continue reading »

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Leaving Geiger Field

July 10, 1943. Stanley writes a relatively short (1 ½ page) letter to Dad. As goes life in the Army, Stanley is at a new base. They left Geiger Field a few days later than expected on July 7th and had a 22 hour trip to Great Falls, Montana. Any more, travel between bases has … Continue reading »

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Sore Feet and Blisters

May 29 & 31, 1943.  Stanley writes to Dad.  After a two week furlough (six day travel time and a week at home), he is back on the base in Ephrata, Washington. He writes, I sure enjoyed my stay at the house on furlough.” He reports that he enjoyed spending time with the baby and … Continue reading »

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