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April 15, 1945

Letters from Harold J. Dahl

Letters from Harold J Dahl April 15 1945

To: Mrs. Anna M. Dahl
New Jersey

From: Sgt. H. J. Dahl 12151982
Co. D - 603 Eng. Cam. Bn. Sp.
23rd Hq. Sp. Trs.
A.P.O. 655 c/o Postmaster
New York, N.Y.

April 15 [1945]

Dear Mom & Lou,

soldier and army nurse standing by a box office ww2

Harold Dahl and Nancy Woodell

Well, my vacation of 3 days in Paris is over - I think I did everything I wanted to except see that friend of Sarita’s.  She lived far out of town and time is just too short.  The nice part of it all is that everything was done either with Hovel or with Nancy Woodell, a California girl who is a nurse at his hospital.  She is a perfectly wonderful person - 28 years old & very cute, plenty of brains & wit and honest as they come.  Not only was she most generous about saving my money but she did me the great honor of falling for me as hard and far as a sensible person could in so short a time.  However, there was a very good reason for our sudden and immediately searching intimacy which sounds so much like fiction that we will save it and someday Nan or I can tell you about it in person.

It is difficult for packages to get here quickly from Cal., so sometime soon instead of spending me one, send it to her & charge me with all the costs.  Address her as “Lieutenant” etc. - at 108 General Hospital, A.P.O. 887, c/o P.M. New York, N.Y.  Include some assorted black hairpins - they are scarce here.

If you can, please send some more candles to me.

Love -

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