Letter, Bob Stoff to George, Florence, and Jim Stoff, December 30, 1942

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Title

Letter, Bob Stoff to George, Florence, and Jim Stoff, December 30, 1942

Description

Letter, 4 Pages, Envelope

Contributor

Stoff Family

Coverage

Fort Jackson, South Carolina

Creator

Stoff, Bob

Date

1942-12-30

Format

PDF

Identifier

https://commons.keene.edu/s/KSCArchive/item/11517

Language

eng

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http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/

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Text

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Dec. 30th 1942

Dear George, Flo, & Jim: -
I’m sure Jim and I are going to have lots to talk about. I know I can hold up my end; but I’m just a little doubtful of Jim. However, it should prove most enjoyable.

Everything is just fine and dandy. Most of the recruits are sick, or awfully weary due to a five mile hike today. But BoB goes on like the hills, and with much less sleep.

Training is in earnest now, and so far I’ve been doing will. I could be much happier with a better, more decent, broadminded lieutenant; but being an old soldier, he doesn’t worry me. I tell him off regularly. Perhaps soon he’ll wake up.

I’m sincerely glad that Mom and Pop know about my getting a furlough. I’ll write them about it myself just for confirmation. I still don’t know when I leave; but it has been changed to a 10 day furlough. You have no conception of how much I’m “sweating out” this furlough. Boy, do I want to get home ! --- Patience ---

I’m getting paid tomorrow and am sending $50 home, so no complaints this month. That allotment money will come in – be patient. The gov’t is short of clerks to mail out these checks. I got this from the company clerk. However, act aw you see fit.

Am awfully busy, so please excuse ------

Hope you’re all tip-top! With a handshake in mind –
BoB

Provenance

Keene State College

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