Sonny Boy updates his mother on his whereabouts in France after being moved to a different outfit. He reflects on the scenery on the way back from Germany into France and discusses how the roads look different from when they were fighting. He tells her not to write anymore.
Reims (France); Germany
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives; Weather; Army -- Military Life
Digital reproduction of a 4-page letter
Hillary A. H. Richardson
Box C613, folder 11
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Smith, Sam Ellard, "Letter from Sonny Boy Smith to Pauline Smith; October 1, 1945" (1945). Ellard-Murphree-Pilgreen-Smith Family Papers Collection. 561.