Dear Margie Here I am with nothing to do tonight so I thought I would write a few letters. I've been in this camp nine days already and haven't made a trip into Indianapolis yet but I expect to go in Saturday night. I haven' been able to get any of my cloths cleaned so this is the main reason why I haven' been able to get off the post.
I guess you know by now that I was assigned to a outfit here at Atterbury. I was really surprised when they told me that I wouldn't have to go back to the Pacific and I believe that was the happiest day of my life. I know I couldn't of ever stood another year over in the Pacific. My duties here are just about the
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same as they were in the Pacific, the only tough thing about the camp is the working days we have to work nine days before we get a day off but we also get a three day pass every six weeks. cigarettes and cigars are rationed but I think I' l be able to get along anyway, one of the fellows that doesn't smoke lets me use his ration card so I get twelve packs a week instead of six.
So far I can' say anything wrong about the food, we' e had pork chops and steaks every day except Tuesdays, which is meatless day in the army, but after eating all of that dehydrated food overseas, I think I can do with meatless days one day a week. Well I' l have to close for now, I'll hope everything is OK at A.O. and let me hear from you.
As ever Viny
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