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United States Marine Corps
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April 5, 1949

Dear Philip

At last I'm back at camp and glad of it, it was wonderful to get in to a bed with sheet. I received your letter Fri and was unable to answer it until today. I'm not going to kid my self my last letter must have come as a shock I could tell from this letter that you where happy about me and my sailor friend that what made me sure that it was not only you that I did not enjoy being with anymore. Oh don't get me wrong Philip. I mean - well you know. You'll all way be my friend. I hope you beleave that (I mean it) I 'm sure Connie and
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