The reason I haven't written in the past ten days is that
I was away from my base for that length of time. We went to another base
to hit targets in Borneo and I had no letter writing facilities with me.
When I returned here I found four letters from you dated June12th, 17th,
19th and 21st.
Since I last wrote my missions have jumped to 38 and my hours to
329:00. I now have a total of 86.8 points and I hope to finish flying this
I received a package from you yesterday containing two packages of
marshmallows, 1 can of fruit cocktail and that's all I remember. I hope
that you've stopped sending me packages because I won't be here to receive
I received a phone call from Manny Feigin the other night and I'm going
down to Manila to see him Friday night. I was very surprised to hear his
voice over the telephone. I was expecting to hear from him ever since you
wrote me that he was somewhere in this area.
I finally received those pictures you sent me. They arrived yesterday
and I was really surprised to see them. I gave them to the men in my crew.
Evidently 1st class mail takes a long time because it took about 3 months
to reach me.
Don't believe that letter you received from the army about my award.
Those medals are very common and everybody goes home with about four. I
expect four and quite a few battle stars. I'll have quite a few ribbons on
when I get home.
It's now time to eat lunch so I'll say s'long.
My regards to all