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A two-page handwritten letter from Sgt. Douglas Flack to "Mom," most likely written in Owi Island, NEI.

Sgt. Flack writes that he bought his father a "box of real good cigars" for a Christmas present.

Sgt. Flack mentions that he's "been…

A four-page handwritten letter from Sgt. Douglas Flack to "Mom," most likely written in Owi Island, NEI.

Sgt. Flack discusses a course he is taking on the Malay language, and includes various phases he has learned throughout the letter.

Sgt.…

A three-page handwritten letter from Sgt. Douglas Flack to "Mom," most likely written in Owi Island, NEI.

Sgt. Flack writes that he just received a letter from "Dad" in which he wrote that "Mom" had an operation. Sgt. Flack wishes "Mom" well.…

A two-page handwritten letter from Sgt. Douglas Flack to "Folks." This letter was written "somewhere in the South Pacific," most likely in July 1944.

Sgt. Flack writes that he has a new APO, and that while he cannot explicitly state where he is,…

A two-page handwritten letter from Sgt. Douglas Flack to "Folks," most likely written in Owi Island, NEI.

Sgt. Flack writes that he received five cans of beer a few days previously and while it is not possible to keep the beverages cold, he dug a…

A four-page handwritten letter from Sgt. Douglas Flack to "Folks," most likely written in Owi Island, NEI.

Sgt. Flack writes that he received the cookies and his state ballot. He also notes that he sent them negatives which he had just gotten back…

A two-page handwritten letter from Sgt. Douglas Flack to "Folks," most likely written in Owi Island, NEI.

Sgt. Flack writes that he received his first roll of film back from Australia.

Sgt. Flack notes that the soldiers received their first…

A three-page handwritten note from Sgt. Douglas Flack to "Folks," most likely written in 1944.

Sgt. Flack writes that there's an influx of incoming mail and that he's received approximately 15 letters in the past few days. He comments on the news…

A two-page handwritten letter from Sgt. Douglas Flack to "Folks," most likely written in Owi Island, NEI.

Sgt. Flack writes that he received two of their letters and comments on how dark his skin has gotten since being in the South Pacific.…

A two-page handwritten letter from Sgt. Douglas Flack to "Folks," most likely written in 1944.

Sgt. Flack writes that he had a fresh water shower when it rained. He states that it is the first time he has had a fresh water shower since he had one…