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Robert Earl Reese letter, 4 January 1942 [1943]

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Air Forces Basic Training Center Miami Beach Schools Miami Beach, Florida

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Dear Moma

I'm through processing now and was classified as an aireal gunner or aircraft armorer. After I finish with my basic training I'll go to a school somewhere. The Basic Training last about 18 days starting tomorrow, and if a vaciency dosen't come up for me to go to school right away I start into the advanced training which lasts 23 days. So it will be safe for you to write to me here, remember I haven't had but 2 letters since I've been in the army, so don't be bashful all of you write. I got a letter from Mary today and she said that you had a bad