Howard Guffin Craig

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wv * ·* » . . shot i|aI*)V0fl I J^tlP a 32. I/CiajCU UCllC being and From Philippines Letters from the Philippines, dated late in February arrived in Deming Wednesday. Mrs. Frederick Sherman received a letter from Captain Sherman which was forwarded to her "Tinois. Sidney in Waterman, Williams re- overtaken investigation. ~ ceived one from his son, Joe Williams and Mrs. H. G. Craig one from Lt. Craig. Lt. Craig's letter, dated February 23, headed, "In the Field," follows in part: with my work and have had supper. With about two hours of daylight, thought I would write a lines to let you know that I still getting along fine and thinking of you all very much, and, hoping and praying that taiS .*ran*t last much longer so that I can tome hack to you. The conditions over her6- are looking much better every-flay. I can see iff long drawn out affair, we should be coming home within a year ·feast - ' "The cigarette situation was rather serious but has been re- liev»T SbnSf5»aV' now. So*ne of lave as j hava ia igh as The I got i cacton this morning for on6 dollar, which is 50c, five cents a package. This is the price we paid located the Post Exchange when we first got here. Be good to each other and I will be with you sooner you think." While this was written long before the big push on Bataan, it shows that at that time, our were faring pretty well. Mrs. has the original letter posted at the Tea Pot Dome for inspection by those interested, and to be truthful about it, we are all so interested that we gladly read anything, no matter how old.

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  1. The Deming Headlight,
  2. 05 Jun 1942, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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