Harriet Venzlaff 4951 Margaretta St. Louis MO U.S.A. December 12, 1943 Dear Roy, It’s 7:30 p.m. Sunday and I’m listening to the usual excellent Sunday night radio program as I write to you. Right now they’re playing the “Indian Love Call” which is one of my favorites. Do you like it? Sis was telling me … More
Harriet Venzlaff 4044th Shreve Ave St. Louis, MO U.S.A. December 6th, 1943 Dear Roy, Today I received my first Christmas card of the Season! Do you know who it was from? Oh, so you’re not a good guesser. Well, it was from you, of course. And such a nice card too! Sis told me that … More 6, December, 1943, Dear Roy: “I wonder what your boys would think if they knew this little story. I’m afraid you’d never live it down, would you?
Harriet Venzlaff 4044th Shreve Ave St. Louis, MO U.S.A. December, 1 1943 Dear Roy, When I got home from the office this evening, I found a fine two-page V-mail from you waiting for me. I can’t tell you how glad I was to learn that my picture finally arrived safe and sound. You know, Roy, … More 1, December, 1943, Dear Roy: “I can’t tell you how glad I was to learn that my picture finally arrived safe and sound. “
Harriet Venzlaff 4044th Shreve Ave St. Louis, Mo U.S.A. November 30th, 1943 Dear Roy, Just time for a short little note tonight, not that I’m in a hurry to go anywhere, except to bed. I’ll admit that that seems very important to me right now. I’m fast, I’m already in bed. WHen I finish writing … More 30 November, 1943, Dear Roy: ” I haven’t heard from you for a long time, please do get busy. “
Harriet Venzlaff 4044th Shreve Ave St. Louis, MO U.S.A. Novemember 28th, 1943 Dear Roy, It’s almost 6:00 p.m. here by the kitchen clock, and I can hardly believe the best part of the day is almost over – the time went by so quickly today. Not that I did anything so interesting today because, to … More 28 November, 1943, Dear Roy: “I think of you often…”
Harriet Venzlaff 4044th Shreve Ave St. Louis, Mo U.S.A. November, 27, 1943 Dear Roy, It’s Saturday 4 p.m. and I’m spending a very lazy, comfortable afternoon as is my custom on this particular day. I’m curled up like a cat (almost, anyway) in Daddy’s favorite chair out on the sun porch and am writing this … More 27 November, 1943, Dear Roy: “I see so many kids on the streets now with foreign service ribbons on their uniforms, and hear of so many who have been permitted to come home. I certainly hope that you get a break soon – you deserve it.”
S/Sgt Roy Wallis 353rd Bomb Squadron 301st Bomb Group 21 November, 1943 Dear Harriet, I’ve got time on my hands and you on my mind tonight. So I am making use of the former in an attempt to get somewhere with the latter. It wasn’t so many days ago that I wrote to you about … More 21 November 1943, Dear Harriet: “I look around at my sleeping companions and then at the top of my voice – “Why don’t somebody get up”. Following this I crawl down inside my blankets as far as I can – their aim seems to be improving somewhat.”