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March 19, 1944

Dear Hedda,

Please dear, excuse me I didn't write you for such a long time but I was really in impossibility to write you. I've been travelling for days, in a big truck and I was so tired every evening I was able only to go to bed. I feel worst even, because I found here a lot of mail from you, 9 letters, and you are very nice to me. I love you dear and please don't write me any short, bad letter to punish me for not writing you. I thought always you every day, all the time and all I bought around I bought for you and having in mind how you'd like it. I saw very beautiful country and this trip really showed me the real Italy, I made sketches and I'll start soon to send very remarkable drawings to you. I'm now in a 
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