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Mr.y 1U) 19>V3
A fcT: lines to lot you knov; my changc
ill address so there ivdll be no mistake in
getting ray paper. Up to now I have never
received my copy for April* It has got me
a little v;orried but mi-.ybe it hasn’t had
time to get here yet.
Boy the weather here is sure not like
old North Carolina. It has snowed twice
since I have been here. Guess by now you
are wallcing around in your shirt sleeves.
Give my best regards to all the many
friends there at home. Guess I vTill close
for now. We v/ill be coming home soon, the
Japs and Germans are headed down hill.
So long, don’t forget my paper.
Pvt. Homer Eskridge
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May 20, 1943
I have received my second copy of ’’Hot off the Hoover Rail.” Thanks to
everyone. I sure do enjoy reading them, and I am anxious to receive the next
Everyone you send out to us boys is greatly appreciated, for there is
nothing better than nev;s from home.
There is not much I can say these days, so thanks again and keep the good
Vance L, Garter,
San Francisco, California
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May 29th, 1943
I will try to make this an open letter to thank you and your staff for
publishing the little paper "Hot off the Hoover Rail” and sending it to us boys
from the ”old homo tovjn” that’s in the service. I thinlc it is tops, and I
enjoy reading every article in it, its just a big letter from all the dear one’s
I run across some of old friends fi^Dm back home occasionoU-y and xve have
lots of fun talking over things about home. Tell Lee and F, E, Champion, I sajw
their broth er, Plato several days ago and he is getting along fine. I also see
Gilbert Hord occasionallj''.
Tell Aunt Cordie Rollins hello for me and that I am getting along fine.
We run awful short on reading material at times, I jumped on a Superman
comic book th is morning as if it v;as some of Chaucer’s works,
I have done lots of traveling, sorrs^- I crjrmot name some of the places I
have been or v/here I am stationed nor/, but r;hen this war is over I am going to
put an anchor across my shoulder and start v/all^ing inland and v;hen someone asks
what it is, that is where I v^ill’staj^ Do you think someone v/ould ask up about
Ben’s Knob? Give all ray best regards
E. W. Fox. c/o Postmaster, Mew York, N,Y,
Hot Off the Hoover Rail
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