Thomas B. Lewis to Pearl Brown Lewis, Letter, November 08, 1944.
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P.F.C. THOMAS B. LEWIS 888888 U.S.M.C. CO. B. SIGNAL B.N. CORPS. 5TH AMPHIBIOUS CORPS. C/O FLEET POST OFFICE SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. NOV 9 1914 VIA AIR MAIL MRS. G. R. LEWIS P. O. BOX 626 11/8/44 Dearest Mother, Just finished writing and mailing a letter to you and when I got back to the tent I found a letter there from you. And as allways. I was verry glad to here from you. Your letter found me well and in best of health I am hopping that this one will find you and all the same. Mother after getting your letter today it made me fell verry low for not writing to you more often and I know when I do write it is always in a hurry and I want to apologize for it. And I will try to write to you more often and I hope that you will find all of my letters more inesserting so please forgive me this time and I will do better. Mother after I got the letter from Stella I just had to take time and and try to write and get her to give up the idea of joining up I know that she would not like it for it is just like I told her. this military life is not what it is said to be. And believe me it anit. And I told her that there is no place like the old home town. And I ought to know for I have been around quite a lot since I have been in the Marine Corps. and up untill now I have never seen a place that would take the place of home. and I gess that everry one out here in the Pifice fell the same way about it. Well Mother I gess all of the boys out here would like to go home but I gess that they fell the same way about it as I do. And I fell that we should stay out here untill the wars is all over and I know after it is over that we wont go home and have to come back again and that is the day that every one is looking forward to and every day that