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    • Smith Letter from William F. Smith, 25 Aug 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; United States. Navy--Military life; United States Navy in World War II. War in the Pacific; Peleliu Island (Palau); Homesickness; Squirrel hunting; Tobacco
    • William is at Peleliu Island. He talks about it being tobacco cutting time and how he wishes he could be there to help. He wants to know about squirrel hunting season. He talks about Frank's coon dogs. This letter is part of a 37 letter collection...
    • Speedometer 1922 - Newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company, Speed, Indiana

    • Louisville Cement Company (Speed, Ind.); The Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Speed Way (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Warning Star (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Louisville...
    • The Speedometer was a monthly or sometimes bi-weekly newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company in Speed, Indiana. The newsletter was focused on safety issues at the plant but also included human interest stories. The Speedometer began publication...
    • Smith Letter from Bert, 29 Mar 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; Philippine Islands; United States Army in World War II. War in the Pacific; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Solomon Islands--Guadalcanal; Fighter planes--Japanese--1940-1950
    • Bert is in the Philippine Islands now and discribes landing at Guadalcanal and making camp in a coconut grove. He discribes seeing Japanese planes being shot down. He wants to know about Frank's spring plowing.He tells how he has eaten enough...
    • Smith Letter from James Jimmy Cain, 4 Jun 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; United States. Army--Military life; Paris (France); Creil (France); Normandy (France)
    • Jimmy is near Creil, France. He asks about Frank's job at the Powder Plant. He is waiting to go home. He talks about being on the beach heads of France and how rough it was. He gets to visit Paris sometimes. This letter is part of a 37 letter...
    • Smith Letter from Medford, 10 Jun 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; United States. Army--Military life
    • Medford is in Germany. He would like to be back home. Dorothy sent him some stationary. He talks about the weather being nice. He asks how people are. This letter is part of a 37 letter collection written to Frank A. and Dorothy Smith between March...
    • Smith Letter from Everett Elmer Smith; 3 May 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; V-mail; Food; Homesickness
    • Elmer talks about powdered eggs and how he wants to eat fresh eggs, butter, and milk when he gets home. This letter is part of a 37 letter collection written to Frank A. and Dorothy Smith between March and October 1945 during World War II. The...
    • Smith Letter from William F. Smith, 10 Jun 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; United States. Navy--Military life; United States Navy in World War II. War in the Pacific; Peleliu Island (Palau); Indiana Army Ammunition Plant--Indiana--Charlestown; Farming
    • William is at Peleliu Island. He asks Frank about his farming and how the weather is effecting planting. He talks about the powder plant in Charlestown and wonders if the plant will be there when he gets back home so that he can work there. He...
    • Smith Letter from James, 16 Apr 1945

    • United States Army in World War II. War in the Pacific; Soldiers--Correspondence; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; Japanese; Food; Indiana Army Ammunition Plant--Indiana--Charlestown; Philippine Islands
    • James is in the Philippines. He just got over blood poisoning. He has been commisioned a 2nd Lt. He also received a Purlple Heart for a shrapnel wound in the hip. The Japanese are keeping them busy. He describes the fishing they do with TNT. He...
    • Smith Letter from James, 28 Sep 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; United States. Army--Military life; Japanese; Unemployment; Manila (Philippine); Indiana Army Ammunition Plant--Indiana--Charlestown
    • James is still in the service but has enough points to go home. He thought he might get home by Christmas. Charlestown has become a ghost town because the Powder Plant shut down from the war being over. James is unsure of what job he will do when...
    • Smith Letter from William F. Smith, 26 May 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; United States. Navy--Military life; United States Navy in World War II. War in the Pacific
    • William is in the west Pacific. He starts this letter with a long greeting and explains how sailors have an odd way of greeting each other. He asks about the family. He has a new job watching a generator. This letter is part of a 37 letter...
    • Smith Letter from James Jimmy Cain, 22 May 1945

    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France--Normandy; Soldiers--Correspondence; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; United States. Army--Military life;World War, 1939-1945 Campaigns England; Air raids; World War, 1939-1945--Europe--End; Bombs
    • Jimmy talks about how he wants to get back to civilian clothes. He says he can write more about his experiences now that the war is over. He talks about being in England and having bombs dropped close to him with gun fire from the sky at the same...
    • Smith Letter from William F. Smith, 6 Aug 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; United States. Navy--Military life; United States Navy in World War II. War in the Pacific; Peleliu Island (Palau); Indiana Army Ammunition Plant--Indiana--Charlestown; Weather
    • William is at Peleliu Island. Frank sent him pictures of old Kentucky. William shared them with some of the boys and they all believe their state is the best. He tells stories about how hot it is. He wonders if the powder plant will be open after...
    • Smith Letter from Medford, 30 Jun 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; United States. Army--Military life
    • Medford is in Germany but would like to be back home. Dorothy sent him cookies, cake, and candy which he enjoyed. He talks about how the families are doing. He hasn't heard from his girl friend so he thinks she has left him. This letter is part of...
    • Smith Letter from James, 3 Jun 1945

    • United States Army in World War II. War in the Pacific; Soldiers--Correspondence; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; Japanese; Food; World War, 1939-1945--Europe--End
    • James tells about encounters with the Japanese. He asks about Franks watermelon patch and would like to have some food made by Dorothy. He has gotten some fresh vegetables which is nice after eating dehydrated food. He talks of changes at home and...
    • Smith Letter from William F. Smith, 9 Jul 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; United States. Navy--Military life; United States Navy in World War II. War in the Pacific; Peleliu Island (Palau); Squirrel hunting; Rain
    • William is at Peleliu Island. He talks about Frank setting his tobacco crop and how the price should be good because of shortages. He tells about the rain where he is. He says you can't tell a difference in the seasons. He wants to know about...
    • Smith Letter from James Jimmy Cain, 8 Aug 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; United States. Army--Military life; Homesickness; Paris (France)
    • Jimmy is homesick and doesn't understand why he hasn't gotten to go home. He went to Paris and saw Elmer at the Red Cross. He talks about how the cost of things has gone up everywhere. This letter is part of a 37 letter collection written to Frank...

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