Only One Answer?

Dear Mother and Dad:

This is one letter I hope you never get! Funny way to start a letter, isn't it? But . . . if you do get it, that means that I have been very unfortunate.

Tomorrow I will have the great honor to participate in Uncle Sam's first move of retaliation against the Japs. And believe me I can't wait! Oh boy, oh boy, have they got a surprise coming to them.

We have been preparing for this for a long time and now the time has come to quit practicing and start doing! At dawn tomorrow we are...

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