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V-mail from Sgt. Douglas Flack to "Mom," most likely written in Nadzab, New Guinea.

Sgt. Flack writes that he is hoping he will be able to come home soon and that he was unable to attend Mother's Day services in the chapel.

Sgt. Flack…

V-mail from Sgt. Douglas Flack to "Folks," most likely written in Nadzab, New Guinea.

Sgt. Flack mentions family news he received in a letter, including that "Harry Stolberg" was killed and that "Ronnie" did well in his most recent report card.…

V-mail from Sgt. Douglas Flack to "Folks," most likely written in 1944.

Sgt. Flack reports that he is in the hospital with "some sort of tropical fever" and recounts how he fell ill.

V-mail from Sgt. Douglas Flack to "Folks," written in New Guinea.

Sgt. Flack writes that he sent his knife and glasses back home. He requests that they fill his glasses prescription and pay for it with money from his allotment.

V-mail from Sgt. Douglas Flack to "Folks," written in New Guinea.

Sgt. Flack discusses his Sunday, writing that there are church services in the evening as well as a viewing of the film "Claudia."

Sgt. Flack inquires as to whether they…

V-mail from Sgt. Douglas Flack to "Folks," most likely written in Nadzab, New Guinea.

Sgt. Flack writes that he has been assigned to the "403rd Bomb Squad (H) 43 Bomb Group (H)," and discusses his new outfit.

Sgt. Flack notes that he received…

V-mail from Sgt. Douglas Flack to "Folks," most likely written in Nadzab, New Guinea.

Sgt. Flack discusses the "six little native boys [who] walked into our camp."

Sgt. Flack notes that "Sam's wife" was due with her baby 15 April and that…

V-mail from Sgt. Douglas Flack to "Folks," most likely written in Nadzab, New Guinea.

Sgt. Flack writes that he has been working as a combat tower operator.

Sgt. Flack discusses the weather, including a storm that "almost washed away our…

V-mail from Sgt. Douglas Flack to "Folks," most likely written in Nadzab, New Guinea.

Sgt. Flack asks to not send the 616 film, as the soldier that needed it is leaving the outfit. Sgt. Flack requests that they send his candid camera and as many…

V-mail from Sgt. Douglas Flack to "Folks," most likely written in Nadzab, New Guinea.

Sgt. Flack reports that he is no longer in his old outfit.

Sgt. Flack writes that his commanding officer "Capt. Bishop" wished him luck in his new outfit.