Jesse mentions diseases affecting Japanese prisoners, hunting animals while overseas, and Robert Young's death. While he seems discouraged about the Pacific Campaign, Jesse is positive about the European Campaign from what he has heard.
World War, 1939-1945; Personal narratives; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area; Casualties; Hunting
Digital reproduction of a 3-page letter
Ashley M. Glirbas
Box C613, folder 2
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Ellard, Jesse, "Letter from Jesse Ellard to Leon and Mary Ellard; August 31, 1944" (1944). Ellard-Murphree-Pilgreen-Smith Family Papers Collection. 439.