• Creator
  • James
  • Created Date
  • 1945-09-28
  • Description
  • James is still in the service but has enough points to go home. He thought he might get home by Christmas. Charlestown has become a ghost town because the Powder Plant shut down from the war being over. James is unsure of what job he will do when he gets home. He talks about the highest mountain he had to climb while in the Army. He talks about his travels. He was in Manila and saw all the sunken Japanese ships in the harbor. He talks about th... more
    James is still in the service but has enough points to go home. He thought he might get home by Christmas. Charlestown has become a ghost town because the Powder Plant shut down from the war being over. James is unsure of what job he will do when he gets home. He talks about the highest mountain he had to climb while in the Army. He talks about his travels. He was in Manila and saw all the sunken Japanese ships in the harbor. He talks about the Japanese living in tunnels and how they killed them. This letter is part of a 37 letter collection written to Frank A. and Dorothy Smith between March and October 1945 during World War II. The letters are from 8 different family and friends serving overseas. less