Sonny Boy tells his mother that the army is asking for volunteers to invade Japan, but he isn't interested. He asks her to send him their local newspaper so he can keep up with friends and family, and he asks for updates about other family members.
Calhoun County (Miss.)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives; Correspondence; Well-being
Digital reproduction of a 4-page letter
Hillary A. H. Richardson
Box C613, folder 10
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Smith, Sam Ellard, "Letter from Sonny Boy Smith to Pauline Smith; August 6, 1945" (1945). Ellard-Murphree-Pilgreen-Smith Family Papers Collection. 549.