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S: Dearest Sweetest Wife In The World...

BC: Your Adoring Husband, Billy

FC: Dearest Sweetest Wife In The World... | A Love Story From Afar...

1: 1940

2: I've told my folks all about you...

3: First Christmas...

5: 1941

7: Off to practice medicine, and the start of long distance correspondence...

9: X's and O's, a constant in their letters...

12: First mention of "Tying the Knot"

17: 1942

19: One of many hard goodbyes...

20: You are the one...

22: True love...

23: Wedding bells rang...before shipping out to California...

25: Lonesome for you...

28: It was love at first sight...

29: Ordered to assignment in Los Angeles. A decorated military career begins, but thoughts are always on her...

31: Speculating war assignment...

32: You're my angel...

33: Cherished time to hear each others' voices...

34: Always focused on her well-being...

35: With constant change all around him, her letters are his foundation...

36: One of many obstacles thrown at them in wartime...

37: The unpredictability of war begins...

39: Your wedding ring...

40: Celebrating their One-Month Anniversary...

41: Loving minds think alike...

44: Assigned to the 320th Medical Battalion, part of the 95th Infantry Division. Set sail for Europe out of Boston in August, 1944. Prepped in what was the heart of King Arthur's "Camelot." On September 14th, arrived by boat in Normandy, near Omaha Beach. Joined General Patton's 3rd Army in France and entered "the line" near the Moselle River Bridgehead in October, 1944...even through the challenges of war, their letters continued at a devoted pace...

45: 1944

46: 1st letter from the front-lines...

47: He had already received 45 letters from her...

49: Dreams about their baby...

50: The fog of war sets in, not sure of the day...

51: Always thinking of her health...

52: I'm here to ensure a wonderful future for us...

53: Doesn't know his son was born the day before...

54: I will love the name you choose...

55: Are you packed for the hospital yet...

56: Speculating the birth date that already came...

57: Pondering the war's end, promoted to Captain...

58: The most wonderful news in the world..."Willie" is here

59: We will love him...

60: I'm the happiest guy alive...

61: You are the bravest gal in the world...

63: Feel bad I won't get to see him while he's little...

64: The doctor is back...

65: You have been so brave honey...

66: Declared "The Iron Men of Metz" by the Nazi's after taking Metz.. | Even after 2 weeks of intense fighting, he immediately focuses on her well-being...

67: One of the most pivotal victories in the war, opening up Germany to Allied Forces... | Switched to calling him "Billy"...

68: Don't worry & I'm writing everyday... | Don't be worried. I'm taking good care of myself...

70: When I have time to think of you all, I sure get depressed and lonesome...

71: I want to have a second honeymoon when I come home...

72: Honey, I'm so proud of our son...I just love him to pieces even if I haven't seen his picture...

75: 1945

77: Just pray this is over soon & we are together in 1945...

80: Won't be long till we have our 3rd Anniversary...

82: I sure hope to see you there the rest of my life darling...

83: I'm yours forever and ever...

84: The march into Germany...

86: Having somebody call her on his behalf...

87: The light at the end of the tunnel...

90: I wonder what you and Billy are doing...

91: Hoping to come home...

93: "They came home to resume lives enriched by the values they had defended...They had their parades. They've heard the speeches. They know what they accomplished, and they are proud...but no block of marble or elaborate edifice can equal their lives of sacrifice, achievement, duty and honor, as monuments to their time." - The Greatest Generation

95: A love story that lived happily ever after...

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