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 Letter to Helen from Midway [11/22/41]

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Midway

Nov 22 [1941]

Dear Helen,

Just see on the bulletin board that I and a mob of other third class are now second class and eligible for $50 a month extra to support a wife. I am nigger rich now. $108 per month (my flight pay amounts to $36) plus board, doctor free this and that. I'm talking very mercenary, but a poor farm boy who never had much spending money can be forgiven for that I hope.

Lights out a few minutes ago so am writing this comfortabley ensconced on the

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