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Tagged With: Mother’s Day

A Cablegram

May 7 and 16, 1944: Two letters from Anna to her brothers.  Anna tells her brothers about how well things are going with the new upstairs tenants. She also writes to them about a pleasant surprise that mama received on Mother’s Day, and a scare that the baby had one night during a very loud … Continue reading »

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Sticking with Ordnance

May 9 & 10, 1943. Two letters from Dad to home. Writing from the Smoky Hill Army Air Field in Salina Kansas, all is well. With the 9th being a Sunday, Dad is in the office after going to Mass. Since “there isn’t much doing” he’s decided to write home. It is Mother’s Day, so … Continue reading »

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Time Flies So Fast

May 4 & 7, 1943. Two letters from Anna to Dad. The letter on the 4th is a fairly short handwritten affair. Anna apologizes for not writing a “decent letter” explaining that “mama had two more teeth pulled today”. As far as mama’s general health “although she isn’t critically ill, she isn’t well either and … Continue reading »

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