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 Letter to wife Lil [11/4/45]

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Bremerton, Wash.

Sun. 4 Nov. 1945.

6:45 pm.

Dearest -

I just sent out a telegram to you which you should receive in the morning, announcing my arrival and the best address for writing to me.

I am at a loss to begin the most recent chronicles in the adventures or misadventures of yeoman Oblas--so much has happened in the past two or three days. Knowing your desire for details, I'll try to write chronologically as near as I can recall. But to spare you the agony of suspense, I better say that I'm still on shore duty and will not ship out beyond the waters of Puget Sound even tho [sic] I'm quartered now aboard the sturdy USS Greyhound and work aboard the USS Pittsburgh, a heavy cruiser.

That train trip to Portland was an enjoyable one & so much more so in comparison to the ride from Portland to Seattle. There was little to do in Portland during our five hour stop--

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