Canadian Training School
“Commandant” O.C.T.U. Wing C.A.S.F.
Base Post Office
9 Oct. 40.
Dear Ma & Junie;
I guess by now you have a choice of addresses. The above is quite in order.
I have just returned from the Cinema, where I saw Sp. Tracy & Bob Young, in Northern Passage (or North West Passage) Have you seen it; it’s quite a picture. Went over with three of my instructors.
I have a nice bunch of chaps here. I am quite lonesome of my regiment, but think will like it quite well here.
I am doing about four hours of reading a day. If this war should last a few years I’ll become quite an English scholar. I am called upon to lecture about once a week on different military subject that I as Commandant choose to my liking.
Got a letter from Ed Jr. a couple of days ago. You know how much news one can expect on his letters. All I hear is about his car and what he’ll do at College, great chap. Curse those darn heinies here goes that noise again. I should worry. To bed I am going. Lots of love darlings.
A big kiss
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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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