Sonny Boy admits that he has moved on from a location where his mother did not want him to be fighting. He wants to receive updates on some people's lives. He explains that he has encountered trenches of impressive depth that had been made in a previous war.
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Digital reproduction of a 2-page letter
Ashley M. Glirbas
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Smith, Sam Ellard, "Letter from Sonny Boy Smith to Pauline Smith; September 29, 1944" (1944). Ellard-Murphree-Pilgreen-Smith Family Papers Collection. 453.