Ellard-Murphree-Pilgreen-Smith Family Papers Collection

Letter form Sonny Boy Smith to Pauline Smith; October 27, 1943

Letter form Sonny Boy Smith to Pauline Smith; October 27, 1943

Sam Ellard Smith

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From the Ellard-Murphree-Pilgreen-Smith Family Papers Collection. Letter form Sonny Boy Smith to Pauline Smith; October 27, 1943. Sonny Boy continues to speculate about battle training, the final task of his basic training. He shares with his mother that he recently took part in a "show for some generals" in which he fired machine guns, drove a tank into mud, and cleaned mud off the guns.