Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Letters Lost

Monday 8 October 1945


Gil wrote to Eleanor, his sister Libby and his mother. All the letters were lost.

On the day before, 7 October, Gil commented that he had "seen Okinawa. It must have been a pretty place before the war. ...Where a town or village stood, there is just a mass of rubble. .. I've seen enough and don't care to go ashore again."

Path of Typhoon Louise