Category Archives: Kathy’s letters

Kathy’s Letters

Dodging Shells  gave you Tommy’s letters to his twin sister Kathy. Kathy, of course, replied. For those who want to read what was going on in Toronto during the war, you can Kathy’s entertaining letters to her brother at the … Continue reading

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December 13, 1944 – ends the last letter

(Dodging Shells gave you Tommy’s letters to his sister, from the front. This is the end of the last of Kathy’s letters in response, telling of life in wartime Toronto.) …..I heard today that a couple of the other girls … Continue reading

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December 13, 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.) December 13, 1944 Dear Tommy, …..The most horrendous blizzard hit Toronto a couple of days ago. We’re snowed … Continue reading

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November 22, 1944 – Part 2

(Dodging Shells gave you Tommy’s letters to his sister, from the front. Kathy’s letters in response tell of life in wartime Toronto.) …..Apparently the German accusation that Canadian troops are altogether too familiar with venereal disease isn’t entirely unfounded. Lord … Continue reading

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November 22, 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.) November 22, 1944 Dear Tommy, …..We’re all concerned over here. Hitler hasn’t been looking well. The armchair diagnosticians … Continue reading

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October 20, 1944 – Part 3

(Dodging Shells gave you Tommy’s letters to his sister, from the front. Kathy’s letters in response tell of life in wartime Toronto.) …..I barely had a chance to take it home and hang it up when who should gallop up … Continue reading

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October 20, 1944 – Part 2

(Dodging Shells gave you Tommy’s letters to his sister, from the front. Kathy’s letters in response tell of life in wartime Toronto.) …..Fate, it seems, was distributing elegant outerwear that day. …..I was reorganizing some files, so I was still … Continue reading

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October 20, 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.) October 20, 1944 Dear Tommy, …..So after all that bother, the Germans are still there! They really cannot … Continue reading

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Toronto – August 15, 1944 – Part 3

(Dodging Shells gave you Tommy’s letters to his sister, from the front. Kathy’s letters in response tell of life in wartime Toronto.) …..I still haven’t developed a passion for frolicking in the waves, but I have no serious objection to … Continue reading

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Toronto – August 15, 1944 – Part 2

(Dodging Shells gave you Tommy’s letters to his sister, from the front. Kathy’s letters in response tell of life in wartime Toronto.) …..Every year, the Canadian National Railway has its annual picnic at Crystal Beach, and May Cameron’s dad works … Continue reading

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