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0500 Letters from a Ww Ii Combat Infantryman

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May 7, 1945
Well, the war ended today. Tomorrow is officially V - E Day! All is quiet on the western front. Thank our Almighty God that at last we have peace over here. We cant really be happy as long as we have boys fighting on the other side of the world but it is also a big step towards ending the war over there too. We hope and pray that it ends soon.
It looked like the 4th of July here tonight. The French civilians are shooting up flares and rockets of all colors. The soldiers are not celebrating very much though. The order to Cease Firing has come. I just cant help but thinking of our buddies who were left behind on the battlefields and never will hear the order.

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