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[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, April 5, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on April 5, 1943. He reports getting promoted and acquiring a mattress. His company had their tents floored, and he tells what he did for his day off in honor of the first year anniversary of the formation of his battalion. He also straightens out money matters.
Date: April 5, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, April 22, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on April 22, 1944. This letter is marked Letter 1 of 2. He went to an Texas A&M meeting for Muster Day and saw some men he knew from home. He guesses most of the men from his graduating class are in the Pacific. He briefly mentions seeing Vesuvius erupt, as well as spending time with his friend Harmon Gilbreath and Wilbur Crawford.
Date: April 22, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, April 22, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on April 22, 1944. This letter is marked Letter 2 of 2. He went to a U.S.O. show with Wilbur Crawford and Harmon Gilbreath the other night, and he tells his parents that it's up to them whether or not they sell their house, although if they decide to build a new one he wishes he could be there to help out.
Date: April 22, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, April 23, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on April 23, 1944. He wishes he could meet a girl, Jean Wood, mentioned in one of his parents' letters. He says he went looking for a place to go fishing in Italy, and wishes the Red Cross or Special Services could fix up a boat to take the soldiers fishing.
Date: April 23, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, April 30, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on April 30, 1944. He thanks them for boxes of food they sent him, and commends his outfit's EM Club, which he went to with his friend Wilbur Crawford recently. He mentions that it's getting warmer where he's stationed, and asks his parents to hold on to the catalogs he's been sending them.
Date: April 30, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.