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Summary
Thirty-Eight letters from 1939 to 1943 between Herbie, Cleo(his soon to be wife) and his parents.

Writting style improves considerable with time. Early letters are courtship letters between Herbie and Cleo expressing their love and effection for one another. Contains letters where Herbie got in trouble with police. Some early letters are dated but unposted. Apparently hidden in secret locations for their lover to find. They later marry and letters are mailed from Army locations. Letters are uncensored. Talks of Salt Peter "A substance intended to surpress emotions in soldiers" being put in food. Being issued 1917 rifles. Goes into great detail about life and expected behaviour. He meets famous generals and officers.

Lot contains some un-dated material which was not added to this database





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