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Record 385/959
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V-Mail Letter (full size) from Private Clarence C. Greeninger, Company F, 502nd Parachute Regiment, to his mother, Mary Greeninger, in Oshkosh, WI. Pvt. C.C. Greeninger Co. F. 502 Parch. Inf. Reg. APO 472 c/o P.M.N.Y.C. 10-14-44 Dear mom, Well how's my darling mother today? Fine I hope & so is your son. Well mom the trails been a bit rough but we're getting her licked & it won't be long now & I hope that this war will be over. Don't worry about me cause I'll be O.K. But I guess you can't help but worry once in awhile. Oh, yes about where I am. Right now I'm under a big cherry tree here in Holland. It's a very beautiful country mom with beautiful fruit orchards and green houses & many fields of plentifulness, which really describes it. Holland is just like you read it in books with its Dutch mills & dykes. You know mom I really miss you an awful lot, but you're really what makes a fighting man keep going just to know he has a swell mom & dad & sis like you see back home in there praying & pitching for my safe return. Another thing mom I know for a fact that prayers really help cause they've helped me out of many a tight spots. Will close for now with all my love to a swell mom. Your son Sonny
V-Mail Letter -WORLD WAR II -Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
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