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 V-MAIL To Wife: Wilma Ogata January 27, 1945

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Mrs. Kenje Ogata

6 East 16th Street

Sterling, Illinois

S/Sgt K. Ogata 16037445

726 Bomb Sqdn 451st Group

APO 520 c/o PM New York, N.Y.

27 January 45

Hi Darling,

Almost time for mail call but I'll try to get this written. If there's some mail, will write another - nothing else to do.

We still don't know when we're going to rest camp or where. I wish they'd decide something or other.

Made a small wooden box this afternoon, to put the things I bought in Romania. First chance I get to have it censored I'll send it to you. It has in it - two blouses, a jacket, ten handkerchiefs, a tea set with four napkins, a scarf, a bottle of Coty perfume, a reading glass, a Hungarian man's hat, the small pop chute + two panels of the big parachute, I think that's all there is. A Russian soldier gave me a Hungarian pistol but you can't send firearms thru' the mail anymore.

You know I think I gained some weight while I was gone. Haven't had a chance to get weighed to find out however. Now I think we're all getting fat + lazy doing nothing - not complaining tho'.

We really had quite a good time after we bailed out. the Russians + natives took very good care of us.

Guess I'll go see what the mail situation is-

All my love

Kenje

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 V-MAIL To Wife: Wilma Ogata January 27, 1945

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