Sonny Boy writes his mother about the weather, his new duties in his platoon, and singing hillbilly songs with a colleague in his platoon. He tells Pauline that some men are visiting Hitler's Den on sight seeing passes. He also speculates about his near future.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives; Weather; Well-being; Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945
Digital reproduction of a 8-page letter
Hillary A. H. Richardson
Box C613, folder 9
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Smith, Sam Ellard, "Letter from Sonny Boy Smith to Pauline Smith; June 29, 1945" (1945). Ellard-Murphree-Pilgreen-Smith Family Papers Collection. 539.