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Book Giveaway!

Now that the second volume of letters has been published, I am doing a book giveaway!  Win copies of BOTH volumes, Dear Mother, Love Daddy… 32 more words


Lots of Love, Daddy

The second volume of World War II letters is finally available for purchase on Amazon. Titled Lots of Love, Daddy, this book covers the letters written by Roscoe and Gladys during the fall of 1942. 50 more words


Lots of Love, Daddy Update

I have been spending the bulk of my summer vacation working on getting the next World War II letters book ready for publication. I return to work at the end of the week and the book is almost done. 1,155 more words

World War II

Orrin Jay Van Syoc

Letter transcription:

9 Feb. 1946

Dear Yegerlehners,

Hope the Navy thinks the Doctor has enough points to have released him by now. Civilian life seems good even though we don’t have an income at present. 195 more words


Aileen Easterly #2

Letter transcription:

Los Angeles, California
February 9, 1946
Saturday morning 9:45

Dear Gladys:

Received your letter last night. Was so nice of you to answer immediately. 167 more words


Letter from Jim #5

Monday morning 28 January

Dear Sis & Co. –

We are here, in Florida. It is real warm. Just how long we are going to stay is a big question. 172 more words



Letter transcription:

January 27, 1946

Dear Aunt Gladys –

Mother sent me your letter, and I was to answer right away about the navy blue sox. 185 more words