Monthly Archives: July 2012

Toronto – March 14, 1944 – Part 1

(Dodging Shells gave you Tommy’s letters to his sister, from the front. Kathy’s letters in response tell of life in wartime Toronto.) Dear Tommy, …..The mortar platoon…that is good news. The way you seem to attract every bullet and shell … Continue reading

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Toronto – January 30, 1944 – Part 4

(Dodging Shells gave you Tommy’s letters to his sister, from the front. Here’s the end of Kathy’s first letter of 1944, in response.) …..I’d been looking forward to spending New Year’s Eve with a group of friends, but nothing is … Continue reading

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Toronto – January 30, 1944 – Part 3

(Dodging Shells gave you Tommy’s letters to his sister, from the front. Here’s more from Kathy, in response.) …..Dinner went off without a single noteworthy disaster, if I leave out the part where the heat from the coal stove in … Continue reading

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