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 Tracy A. Sugarman to his wife, postmarked March 6, 1944

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Just got back from chow, Snoon dear - po'k chops - 'n right tasty, too! Y'know I was so overjoyed yesterday when I received your mail that it was some minutes before I realized that Tommy and the rest hadn't received any mail. They were very happy for me - but I know that inside they were envious as hell. I tried my darndest to ease off on my enthusiasm - but it was practically coming out of my ears I guess! Your mail was our very first touch of any kind with home, darling, so besides making me the happiest guy in England it served to give all the fellows new faith in perhaps seeing their own mail soon. Mrs. Sug - we thank you - and as for me, darling, all I can say is if you were here I'd crush you to a pulp in my arms - and I'd never let go again. Go on, pooch - you'd love it - mmm! I'm awfully glad you got my quick note written before we sailed - I'm only sorry it couldn't have been longer and newsier. I hope you did find the news in it, though. Swell break, huh?! As for your wanting to send me things, honey - I've racked my brains - and here are the results:

1 - *Your picture* - hope you've had one taken by now darling - doesn't matter whether your hair is long, short

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 Tracy A. Sugarman to his wife, postmarked March 6, 1944

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