Viewing page 69 of 176

[[preprinted letterhead]]
United States Marine Corps
[[/preprinted letterhead]]

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
Please note that the language and terminology used in this collection reflects the context and culture of the time of its creation, and may include culturally sensitive information. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution, but is available in its original form to facilitate research. For questions or comments regarding sensitive content, access, and use related to this collection, please contact transcribe@si.edu.