27 May 1940
In the field
Dearest Ma & Junie
While resting this morning by a beautiful summer sun, and with the aid of my camp bed I have time to write. You should see my sun tan, I am like a great big Indian, black and mostly dirty. I am sending Junie a Can 5.00 bill that I had in reserve.
Just got Eddies letter this morning. I’ll instruct my Bank in London to forward him a draft for $50.00 for your car, tomorrow.
It may take a while till you get it but it will come acording to plan.?
I am glad you took your Cabana. Tell the friends there to write me. You know my bank address.
Nough said, boy this is one time, that I am overflowing with confidence, in a good spot, a good job ran out of ink but plenty busy. I will not take any chance I don’t have to take –but I am a formidable ennemy of Hitler and I’ll do my best for all mankind.
He must be destroyed –
I hope the news home are not frightening you. We’ll get them –
Well babies keep well, pray hard for me and don’t worry -
Lots of love
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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