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    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her husband, 1943]

    • 1943-03-18
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • Marshall is currently working in the scarlet fever ward, which she notes is very different civilian nursing. She also mentions hemming her uniforms while listening to the radio, getting vaccines, and nurses that have contracted measles and mumps.
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her husband, 1943]

    • 1943-05-04
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • Marshall lists the items she purchased at the PX; discusses potential birthday presents, including pajamas, a prayer book, and an identification bracelet; explains the information on her dog tags; and mentions that other nurses are leaving for...
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her husband, 1943]

    • 1943-07-02
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • Marshall writes of intentions to cancel her Defense bonds because of the high cost and expresses displeasure at the current state of operations in her outfit, especially on spending money to decorate. She also mentions social activities including...
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her husband, 1943]

    • 1943-08-03
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • Marshall is busy preparing for her transfer to the 32nd General Hospital, which appears to be bound for overseas duty soon. She has been issued more equipment and clothing, and lists things she has yet to acquire. Marshall briefly describes the...
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her husband, 1944]

    • 1944-02-20
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • Marshall, now stationed in Gloucestershire, England, has been ill but is recovering. She expects to move to the continent, perhaps following the army of occupation, and remain in Europe for at least a year, based on news reports. She also mentions...
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her Husband, 26 February 1944]

    • 1944-02-26
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • Marshall discusses news of U.S. politics, including her fears about passage of a tax bill, the possibility that Roosevelt would not get re-elected, and the feeling among enlisted personnel that politicians are to blame for the war continuing. ...
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her husband, 1944]

    • 1944-08-29
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • Marshall, now in France, reports on her food, mail and packages, health, and entertainment, including movies and a USO show. She notes that they are evacuating patients by air quickly and worries about spending the winter there, given their living...
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her husband, 1944]

    • 1944-12-15
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • Marshall, now in Belgium, is sick and in bed. She also mentions buying crystal to send home, books she has read, mail she's received, and the terrible weather she endured in Normandy. She returned to the U.S. later that year.

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