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5 September1945
exact date of 05 of September 1945
day of the month 05 September 1945
calendar day - 09 of September year - 1945
month of Septemberdecade of the 1940s.
1900s century

To: Miss Jackalyn R White
Groton, Vermont.

From: PVT. P.T.White Co B 31st Bat 8th Reg
Camp Gordan, Massachusetts USA.


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Dear Jackie Nellie

How is my little girl today Mother and Grammie writes that you are a big girl now That you ever go down to Grammie all alone and make cookies I hope you take Flash with you once in a while because I know that he would like to go

Daddy is living out in a tent away book in the woods We have moved for the last time This time we are near a lake and a brook It gives me a chance to go

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and wash our clothes We had a problem last night from PM until AM this morning We fell out about oclock last night and got in a little early Up at had breakfast Have done my washing and shaved By the way daddy may have a moustache when he gets home Three or four of us are letting them grow I dont know how long it will last We are living an easy life I think this week if things dont change too much We have lost most of our Officers They are going overseas No one know what we will

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this next time time but we havent much longer to go so it wont make so much difference I am going to try and take a few picture then afternoon One of the boys brought his camera with him The boys have killed a few snakes One rattler about five feet long One coral about three just long I saw one yesterday about three or four feet long but he got away I done my best to get him as I would like a rattlers tail Just to have the rattler on the

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We live on Card K rations a couple of days now we are back on chow and it is quite a come down The food is poorer that all get out past of the time We have been transfered to a new Regiment It is the th instead of the th and When we leave the company will be done The Regiments fund and the Companies fund is going to be spent

So Friday September th we are all going to the best Hotel in Augusta "The Rukwood" and have a dance and a big feed It is going to cost cork of us One dollar each Not too bad The say we

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even get a Georgia Peach I would sure like to see one that even looked half way good It is a nice day but will sure be hot this afternoon The sun is bright and our tent hasnt any shade This is the first time that Williamson picked out our spot and he done a damn poor job

Well we just get pulled out for non coms meeting This afternoon we are having one hour malaria control then two hours of company music in other words just a poor way to pass the time

Did you know: The word "inst" was a very commonly used abbreviation for the Latin "instante mense" meaning this month.

I had lots rather sleep one of the boys lost his whole day for skipping yesterdays Band Coment and one hour problem He had to clear Maritime Years this morning now he has to dig a x x fox hole It wont be any fun in this sun Well it time for chow so well finish later<br>

All my love
See you Soon

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