Oct. 11, 1943
Hello Sweetheart ! ! !
I received your letter yesterday. I was packing & that’s a whole days job itself. I’m leaving for Texas tomorrow. I probably won’t have a chance to write for a week or two so if you don’t get any letters from me, you’ll know why. We’re supposed to arrive at Barkley the 14th & leave the 16th. I don’t reckon it’ll be a picnic. I seem to be getting a lot of letters these last few days – just because I haven’t much time to write.
I don’t know what to write now – nothing is going on around here.
We have another formal retreat tonite - how I hate it.
Well honey, I’d better scratch off a couple more letters – this is the last time I’ll get to write before I leave.
I expect to get a furlough after we hit Polk.
Bye now & Write Soon.
All My Love Johnny
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