27 Sept 40
While listening to some beautiful fire works to-night, I want to tell you something about our boys of the R.A.F today.
As you probably have heard on the air already, the boys got 122 German planes to-day. We lost only a few, and most of [...]
My dear Ma & Junie
To-night for a change I took in the movies; I saw Bing Crosby in If I Had My Way, sure enjoyed it very much. I never get tyred at looking at any of Crosby’s. Have you seen it. I wish you would, the [...]
Sunday 22 Sept 40
Dear Ma & Junie.
Well I think I’ve received all your letters from Montreal, Que. and T.M. I am surely pleased that you had a good trip and enjoyed the food down there.
My vacation was fine, went to shows, while the bombardment was on, had a [...]
10 Sept 40
Your cable from Great Barrington received to-day. I am absolutely astonished at you promoting me to Lt. Col. Where did you get the information, nevertheless it’s coming, don’t know when, but may be soon. Although I have been commanding, since two months, my C.O. is still here for [...]
6 Sept 40
Back in Camp after a week of rest in London. Air raids and all did not stop me from having two baths a day and seeing a good show every night.
I also had some real good meals. My postman tells me to-night that a cable from you [...]
A letter a day
Welcome! This site posts the Second World War letters of Brigadier Edmond Blais to his wife Laurette. One letter will be posted every day, in chronological order. The letters begin with then-Major Blais' Atlantic crossing in December, 1939.
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