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Irving Ball Correspondence, July-October, 1946

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Hello Mother,

I got a letter from you today, and ---- up out of the paper. A lot of the fog got worse ---- to out of there home town pepper, and did we love a lot of fun reading them. You told me to tell you what was going on over here. Well what I love seem boring to a lot of people. One part

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[Centered Print] U.S.S. Fargo

[startled?]. We all [have?] to go [???] to the ship. They [sat?] a [???] [??] to on [fire?]. and they [???] all. [dread?] on the p[???] new this morning. That so many men still are here and so many [hurt?], I guess some got [hurt?]. But as far as getting [???]. I don't [???] so, they don't hurt us or nothing. [Sum?]

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Dear Mother I hope this find[s] you and the rest all right. [??] are still leaving home [??]night [???] [bright?] over here. I Can, I see it myself, and said [???] it is moving to it. [to?] bid can fighting and the hold team will stare [?] [fighting?]. But I guess when they got [??] They will stay [??] [??] [??] [feel?]

I come back about now.

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and [??] standard sitting up at the [??] To I guess. all the water [?] here stood in [?]

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July 9, 1946 "Triesta"

Hi, mom How are you this time fine I hope. As for me, I am O.K. Well in my last letter I told you what was going on over here. But I don't guess you got much out of it. I have some [???] here I will send to you. You may get more out of it. Today is "Ernest" birthday. I bet he did not work today. It won't be long before I will be 18 will it. and look where I have been. I will stop now I have and more letter to write "goodnight" "[???]"

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