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Date: August 17th 1945
Mother and Father
Joseph Moore

R-208467 L.A.C. MOORE, J.L.
#436 SQDN. R.C.A.F.
Aug. 17/45

Dear Mom & Dad,

Many thanks for your letter of the 2nd which I received last night. I'm glad to hear you got my letter. I suppose you've heard all about the Japs surrendering by now. We sure hope it is really over this time. We are not just sure what will happen to us now. I hope it won't change things too much because I wrote Margaret telling her what I told you and in her last letter which I've just answered she talked quite a bit about what we'd do when I got there & asked me about my movement but of course I couldn't tell her what I don't know. I hope she understands. Things between us appear as solid as ever, but I think I'll go nuts if I don't get back soon. How are Gwen & Jim? I hope they get a place to live. Has Jim heard anymore about his discharge? I'm not looking for mine for a year or more yet. We're in another spot now and conditions are very bad again. No shows, no recreation of any kind, very little water. It doesn't rain much here in the interior. I had a day and a half off recently so I hitch-hiked by plane & by truck to Rangoon. I didn't get to see much or get any souvenirs. It's pretty well blown to pieces. I did go into one pagoda. The Burmese make you leave your boots outside & go around the temple in your socks. I'll tell you more some other time.

I got a letter from Mr. Inman with yours, about the book. What does Jim want to live way out in Aldershot for? Yes, I'll go to Aunt Molly's, even before I go to Marg's place. So long for now. -
Your loving son,

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