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1944 July

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Form letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

Change of address form shows mailing address and cable address.

Carl Henry Papers

1944 July 4

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

England - Writing from "somewhere in England," remarking on how beautiful the countryside is, and mentioning that he mailed a lot of letters, written about one per day, to her at once.

Carl Henry Papers

1944 July 2

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

Atlantic Ocean - Writing at 3 A.M. during duty officer shift describing "superb" meals and a movie shown in the officers' lounge called "Standing Room Only." Also concerns laundry, letters, and request that Edith write with details of his letters' contents so that he knows what she received. Missing her and wishing they were together on his voyage.

Carl Henry Papers

1944 July 24

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

England - Writing from the lounge, alone, listening to radio musical program and birds singing outside. Requests a weekly food package and suggests specific items--but no candy. See also mums749-ww2-i0050.

Carl Henry Papers

1944 July 16

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

England - Concerning an officers' meeting, censorship duties, bull session led by Lieutenant Colonel Jeffery, sunshine, feelings of loneliness waiting for letters from home, apart from a short note from Ethel. Footlocker finally arrived. Hopes Edith is able to relax and suggests she make plans to go south in the fall.

Carl Henry Papers

1944 July 24

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

England - Continuing another V-mail (mums749-ww2-i0049). Asks about family news from Sylvia Silbert. Describes sweet memories he has of Edith. Adds peanut butter and cheese to the food package request.

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Aug. 3

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

England - Concerns mail not received, rumor that 80 sacks of packages have arrived, discontinuation of cable service. Remarks on several fellow officers including Cap.

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Aug. 2

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

England - Expresses loneliness and his love for Edith. Describes travel for work through a beautiful part of England. Asks about Edith's brother Jack and the Copacabana "tangle."

Carl Henry Papers

1944 July 2

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

Atlantic Ocean - Concerning sleep during the day after a night being on duty; seeing the movie "Madame Curie" in the officers' lounge; missing Edith; and time spent with fellow officers.

Carl Henry Papers

1944 July 11

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

England - Concerning lack of letters received from Edith, his work censoring mail and reading about the marriages of others, and how lucky they are compared to other couples. Remarks on how very happy he is that he took "that exam" and that "the other matter fell through," which he will explain after the war.

Carl Henry Papers