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One step removed from a base job… two letters

TX 1004 Max Hickman 33rd platoon Composite Carrier Group New Guinea Forces New Guinea 11th Oct 1942 Dear Mother & Dad Your welcome letter of the 27th arrived today along with one from Mae Menzie and one from Mrs Toomey.  … Continue reading

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Meeting fearsome mosquitoes and Yanks with Frigidaires

1st October 42 Dear Mother & Dad After quite a flood of rumours about complete suspension of mail and all that sort of thing it was a relief when Ack brought a bunch of mail out today and more pleasing … Continue reading

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