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[Letter from James M. Kendrick to Clara Willis, July 18, 1944]

Description: Letter from James M. Kendrick to Clara Willis on July 18, 1944, asking after her health. He suggests car rides as a means of convalescence, going on to say that he believes he's outgrown them and he hasn't been sick in a while. He goes on to describe the rain and the effect it's had on his tent and the ground where he's stationed. He asks after Clara's son Todd, imagining him in Rome sight-seeing. He tells his aunt to get his mother to settle down, and asks after the rest of the family.
Date: July 18, 1944
Creator: Kendrick, James M.

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to Clara Evans Willis, May 31, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to Clara Evans Willis, on May 31, 1944. He entreats her to get well and be careful while recovering from her operation, and thanks her for some boxes of food she sent to him. He tells her his company has moved into tents, with six men to a tent, which he finds to be a relief from living in a room with thirty other men.
Date: May 31, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.

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

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr., in 1944, apologizing for not writing more. He tells them he's going to the Rest Camp in a few days, so they won't hear from him for a while. He also says that it's been raining a bit, but he doesn't mind since his tent doesn't leak at all.
Date: 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 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.