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[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 1, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 1, 1943. He has bought them an ottoman, and tells them how to stuff it when it reaches them. He also tells them to be on the lookout for a picture of him that a colleague sent them.
Date: July 1, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 1, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 1, 1944. He says that many people think the war will be over in the fall, and that it's getting hotter in Italy, although it's cool during the evening. He works from 4:30 AM to 2:30 PM. He also mentions that the potato crop was plentiful, and he and his friend Harmon Gilbreath have been frying lots of potatoes.
Date: July 1, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 4, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 4, 1943. He mentions the Fourth of July baseball game and dinner, and asks them to send him a new fountain pen since his has been stolen.
Date: July 4, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 4, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 4, 1944, detailing the weather that day, and the lack of sleep he got the night before due to a visiting captain, who was the brother of one of the men in Willis' tent. He promises to get lots of sleep, and tells his mother to rest and get well.
Date: July 4, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 6, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 6, 1943. He asks to be sent a dollar pocket watch, and mentions he is going to have another tooth filled soon.
Date: July 6, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 2, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis Sr. on July 2, 1943. He tells them about getting his teeth filled at the dentist, and his determination to find and visit Wilbur Crawford.
Date: July 2, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 2, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 2, 1944. He is glad to hear that Wilbur Crawford is home, and explains that he didn't say anything because he wasn't sure when Crawford would arrive. His outfit started holding church services in the mess hall, and he plans on going often. He received a letter from Bertie, who is getting married soon, and one from Joe Lattimore, who promised to clean and oil Willis' shotgun and rifles.
Date: July 2, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 13, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 13, 1943. He discusses getting a magazine, and his plans to go fishing soon. He also denies ever signing up to fly planes, as his father had received a letter from the Air Force that claimed he had.
Date: July 13, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 14, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 14, 1943. He asks for new fountain pens, and wants to know what happened to the watch he sent home.
Date: July 14, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 3, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 3, 1943. He talks about his Fourth of July plans, and asks them to write back and tell him if they fixed a watch he sent home.
Date: July 3, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 10, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 10, 1944. The mail slowed down recently, and Willis went to the EM Club because it is something to do. His outfit had fresh eggs for breakfast for the past few days. Willis had a letter from Joe, who is going to be in Waco soon, and Willis expresses his jealousy at Joe for getting to stay so close to home.
Date: July 10, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 12, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 12, 1943. He discusses a church service he went to, asks them to send him an Argus camera, and lists the magazines he already receives and the ones he'd like them to send him.
Date: July 12, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 8, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 8, 1943. He details the new equipment the Red Cross has donated to the camp's day room, and talks about the melons that grow in Africa.
Date: July 8, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 28, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 28, 1943. He explains that the army sent some of his mail to the wrong place, discusses the weather, and asks after friends from home.
Date: July 28, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 18, 1945]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 18, 1945. He explains how he and some friends have taken over two empty rooms in the shop they run for the military, and how because of this they live like officers. He tells about going on a picnic with a German secretary and her family, and an American-born Italian girl he met there. He also tells an anecdote about going to a co-worker's house to have dinner. He explains how the military weeded out Nazis from German POWs.
Date: July 18, 1945
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 21, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 21, 1943. He discusses swimming at the beach, and what he wants to do and eat when the war is over. He also asks his father to send him a load of cigarettes and specifies what clothes he wants them to send him.
Date: July 21, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 21, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 21, 1944. He apologizes for not writing more, but the war seems to be winding down and there isn't much to say. He thinks Germany will fold soon and the army will be home by spring. He wishes he could have gone fishing with his friends in Waco, and says he received a box of short bread.
Date: July 21, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 28, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 28, 1944. Willis is sorry a friend named Jack broke his arm, but assures his parents that A&M has good doctors. His outfit is still working eleven hours a day, but he notes that they've been getting better food more often. He hopes he will get a 3 day pass soon, so he can travel.
Date: July 28, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 26, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 26, 1943. He discusses plans to go swimming, and tells them how he made a float with a mattress cover. He also asks to be sent cookies.
Date: July 26, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 26, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 26, 1944. The mail has all but stopped, and his work schedule has become a little more lax. He's not sure how the war can go on for much longer, and vows that they'll never get him to fight in another one.
Date: July 26, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 17, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 17, 1943. He writes on the one year anniversary of his entering the army, and talks about his plans for the week, as well as what he's heard about what's happening in Waco.
Date: July 17, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to Mrs. T. M. Willis, July 31, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to Mrs. Thomas Middlebrook Willis, on July 31, 1943. He assures her that his mother has been sending her letters to him, and asks after a friend who recently got married and a few relatives.
Date: July 31, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to John T. Willis, Sr., July 11, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to John T. Willis Sr. on July 11, 1943. He discusses the money he is putting in the bank, the reading room the soldiers made, and the shortage of help on his father's farm.
Date: July 11, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to John T. Willis, Sr., July 1, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to John T. Willis, Sr. on July 1, 1943. He discusses his government fund and the money he's been sending home, and asks if his father will be able to make any money off the farm.
Date: July 1, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis