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Date: June 8th 1942

June 8, 1942

Dear Mother:

Thanks for your many letters which come through.

I was in on the Madagascar show at Diego Suarez - rather odd fighting against ye olde allies!

Has Bob's child arrived yet? I am getting to be quite an old bachelor.

It is hoped that the arrival of a few letters will not come as too great a shock. The mail receiving end here is just about nonexistent. I had a letter from Bill Edwards yesterday but no mention of his joining the navy. Staunton sent me some pictures of Jean which were grand - haven't heard from him since October, but then I'm no letter writer.

Had a wonderful time last week reading about a dozen letters from home. I get the dates right, then read right through the lot.

Give Bob and wife as well as the rest my best.