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  Posted: May 23, 2020      Views: 38

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Letters from my great great uncle
"Letters From War Jun 27, Aug 4" by BlueTiger

Allen R Spotts Jun 27 -- 5PM
Box 1751 (25A) 1942
Las Vegas
Nevada


Mrs. Mildred Lepore
Box 105
Calabasas Calif


Hi Folks,

Don't see why you don't write more often.
I hope I'm not to late with your money,
but I don't trust the mail here. I'll be
at Arnolds next week and bring it then.
Sorry I haven't wrote but I just can't find time
I'll be here at Arnolds 2 days
Maybe I can see you all then. It sure
is a beautiful day here which is very
unusual.
Hope you are well.
Allen




Allen R Spotts Aug 4 -- 2PM
Box 1751 (25A) 1942
Las Vegas
Nevada


Mrs. Mildred Lepore
Box 105
Calabasas Calif


Dear Susie & Freddy,

Just a line to let you know I'm still alive.
Although I think I'm going to die from heat exhaustion
most any minute. Theres no news to tell we lead
a dreary life up here --
what there is to tell can wait til Sun. I will
be home Sat. and stay until Mon. night
like I did last time. The pictures we took turned out
well. I'll bring them with me,
Hoping everything is alright with you
Allen





Author Notes
This post isn't for reviews; I just thought some of my friends on this site would enjoy reading these.

While going through some boxes from my late great-great grandmother's house, we found a pile of letters from my uncle (her brother-in-law) during his time serving in WWII. These first two letters were written on postcards.

Though the letters are addressed to 'Mrs. Mildred Lepore', Uncle Allen refers to his sister as 'Susie'. When they were kids,none of their chores was herding pigs on their Ohio farm. They would bring the pigs in by calling 'suuuuweeee, suuuuweeee', and the brothers decided they would give their sister the nickname of 'Susie', so that they could call her the same way. She of course was annoyed by it, but decided she liked the name Susie better than Mildred anyway.

The spelling and grammar mistakes are intentional; I copied these word for word from the original letters.
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