Sonny boy thanks his mother for sending a package, and tells her about attending a Bob Hope show. He admits feeling bored, jaded, and burnt out. He says he doesn't think the war will last much longer because of "the new bomb."
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives; Correspondence; Well-being; Weather; Atomic bomb
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 11, 1945" (1945). Ellard-Murphree-Pilgreen-Smith Family Papers Collection. 552.