October 27th, 1942


1030 Fire drill. News of the U.S.S. Wasp Aircraft Carrier lost by the Jap Submarine.  I wrote mother and Eddie, and didn’t sleep a wink all night.

Letter to Mother (pg. 1)
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Letter to Mother (pg. 2)
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Letter to Mother (pg. 3)
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U.S.S. Wasp - Aircraft Carrier
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