Sonny Boy tells Martha that he feels differently about inspections now that he's been through combat. He's bored, doesn't care about decorum as much, and he does not want to serve any longer than he has to. He also tells Martha that he marched in a parade, broke his watch, and he remarks on the German farming practices.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives; Devers, Jacob L. 1887-1979; Agriculture -- Germany
Digital reproduction of a 9-page letter
Hillary A. H. Richardson
Box C613, folder 9
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Smith, Sam Ellard, "Letter from Sonny Boy Smith to Martha Smith; June 23, 1945" (1945). Ellard-Murphree-Pilgreen-Smith Family Papers Collection. 534.