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Correspondence: Emmett [Boyd] to Jane [Boyd]: Mar. 3, 1943

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Today we had our 1st real drill. Our flight of 100 men was divided into two platoons of 50 men each.  I was sure lucky to have had some experience at drills and marching because I got into the first platoon which is the best. (right now) Our platoon is divided likewise into 4 squads of 12 men each.
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Today we had our 1st real drill. Our flight of 100 men was divided into two platoons of 50 men each.  I was sure lucky to have had some experience at drills and marching because I got into the first platoon which is the best. (right now) Our platoon is divided likewise into 4 squads of 12 men each. Of the 12 men in my squad I was the 4th tallest believe it or not.
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You should see me in a fatique suit.  I look like a prisoner and also have the haircut to go with it.  The mail system is really screwy around here.  If they don't

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Darling -- Today we had our 1st real drill. Our flight of 100 men was divided into two platoons of 50 men each. I was sure lucky to have had some experience at drills and marching because I got into the first platoon which is the best. (right now) Our platoon is divided likewise into 4 squads of 12 men each. Of the 12 men in my squad I was the 4th tallest believe it or not.

You should see me in a fatique suit. I look like a prisoner and also have the haircut to go with it. The mail system is really screwy around here. If they don't