WWII letter home: 1942

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WWII letter home: 1942 - 12 p. m. and Mrs. Majre Collins. Parents Learn...
12 p. m. and Mrs. Majre Collins. Parents Learn About England From Son's Letter THAWVILLE. (PNS) Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Stiegman are learning what England is like from letters their son, OrvaL who is sta- tioned there. I - ceivca scpu i, Somewhere in England I - Dear Folks: Well I'll try another letter. pre- su- than I expected Orval it to be. It is Stlecnua inn- 1 . very nice ana ine place where we are ls really beautiful. You'd en- "'i joy 11 nere, every home is sure Drettv The all h.-v w,r. m their yards and every buildtne or WTOte several the other day they sent them back as I wrote on both sides ot the paper and we're not supposed to. We really had a nice ex perience coming across, really something to remember ... England is a lot d i M e r e n t than I expected 1 and ' tr y r-rj grad- SOme old castles t. as a time. Then they along and tie up the sheaves. We see very few cattle. A dorm here is a large herd. They really look nice on this slop.r.g ground. Everything is kept very neat. The farms have small hedges planted around the fields, the kind of hedges found around the houses back home. The people treat us swelL W all get a kick out of U'.Jur.j lo them. I can sure get rid of chew-Inr gam and candy, as the kids here don't have any and If we give them any they will follow you around all day. I brought along two boxes of hard candy and will g.ve them most ct it as they caa't get It here . . . We rode In an Id fashioned train, the ones you often see In the movies, with doors on bath sides of the cars. Earn car holds eight rx-rsons Instead of SO or . . . e pjjy football an1 bueba'.l a 1 a . . u wie -ngi;.i certainly get a KICK Ut Of It . . . Love, ORVAL. an house is made of brick. I saw They don't have much farm around. 10 or IS acrra a Urge field. Dad would sure have a picnic here. They eat oats and hay with a one hore mower that cuts three feet at Hrtter Iluy GRENADIER STOKER COAL NOW!

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  1. The Pantagraph,
  2. 23 Sep 1942, Wed,
  3. Page 5

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