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4 January1947
exact date of 04 of January 1947
day of the month 04 January 1947
calendar day - 01 of January year - 1947
month of Januarydecade of the 1940s.
1900s century

To: Miss Donna Joe Beer
1345 Columbia Ave, Chicago 26, Illinois.

From: PVT. James P. Casey 46073231 56th AES 31st ASG
APO 334 Luam Island, Tokyo, 8th Army Sig Corps School.


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Dear Donna
Well I see I have a couple letters from you so I will ans them first of all one of them had my old Temp APO so I will write my add out for you

PVT James P Casey
th Air Engineering Squadron
st air Service Troop
Sane Francisco Calif

Well as I told you hun in my last letter that I was on my way to Guagluan Island it is quite a way from here bu by air mile for it is only hr flying time it is quite a place these although there

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only YQ buildings there and they have a dance hall a bowling ally and a skating Rink and of course a club lot of civilian gals we took off the at PM and got back early this morning at AM we got started back rather late but we hated to leave although we all spent Xmass day in sick bay but it was worth it

Well guess that is all for that Well honey I hope you had a nice Xmas and New years it sounded funny to here as we had a swell new year and this afternoon we heard then in the States bring in the new year but I am still sick Well what is new in Chicago suppose up I still working the

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at the phone co and coming home at and going right to bed Just like me You know donna I have been doing a lot of thinking since I have been here and you know the girl I have here Well she has a little longer to do over here than I do but if she were to get married Well they would send her home with her husband that we have checked up on and well not that I want to settle down but she is from Illinois and all that and since she is so sweet well you know of course I will still be here a few more months and I must think it over but the only trouble is I would like to hit San Fran on my own but as I said

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is the only trouble with a wife

Well the weather is still the same here on Luam and the weather is settling so I guess that mean there wont be any more typhone here for a while

Boy the way honey I got in bad shape and did not mail that " " but I will try hard and get f off nu the end of the week like I said before if you are or would be interested I will get more than more chance to fo to Japan again and if you wold can for some thing made of silk I will ame an effort or something ans

Well honey guess I had better close for now so I can get ready for to night and say hello

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little Mary for me and tell you folks I got their X mass Cards Well dont work too hard and if you should hear from Kenny or Verne tell them I will drop them a line and let them in on the real doll

Lots of love Jim x x x

PS Write Soon
Don forget to send me your new

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Dear Donna

Well look where the hell Im at and of all things going to Radar school Well havent head from you for quite a little while but I just got here day before yesterday dont like it too well since this is the ground force school and I am a air corp man Well there isnt much to write about school is pretty hard so far since I did not go very far in school dont really think I can make it but I asked to come not so much for the school and since you are such a cute little girl I cant explain ha Well I might as well ask me for what you want in Japanese stuff

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I can maybe make a few suggestions PJ yen comona yen or something like that or do you want me to do the shopping has soon cause if I don get though school I will go back to Luam Well I must close for now but write and let me know and all the news at home

Love Jim

PFC James P Casey
th Army Sig Corps school
APO Unit
co PM San Francisco

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