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 Tracy A. Sugarman to his wife, postmarked July 26, 1944

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them one in front of another like a toy train. Then I pulled up a chair alongside, lit a Chesterfield, and started to tear open the earliest one. It was the cable you send me when I arrived in England, pooch - and dated - I think - *February* 26th.! I began to read and the excitement just shook me to pieces. I laughed and cried and sighed and gurgled and dreamed and made love and smoked and read and read and read. Most of the letters, darling, were from the middle of May onward - and the lst was dated June 29th. Then *tonight* - I recieved [sic] 5 more - *addressed to 3951* - and were *July 8th through 10th*! Oh sweetheart, they are the most beautiful, brave, and tender words I've ever heard. They shame the poets who wrote affects and phrases - every word was born in your heart and each one touched me like a kiss from heaven. To feel that the love which is so jealously "ours" could be so real to you as well as me. Junie, to know that in some part I was enabled to make you feel its beauty and sense its strength; and to glory in the perfection of faith which challenged despair and kept on smiling even in the hellish black days of D day and after - these were part of the glorious sensation that flooded through me

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 Tracy A. Sugarman to his wife, postmarked July 26, 1944

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