[Letter head eagle on a shield and sword] UNITED STATES NAVY
October 2, 1945
how is every thing back home boy. I guess I'm coming back to the states as soon as transportation is ready. my foot is giving me trouble Just my luck dam it. Will I'll kindy be glade to get back to the Civilized Country again. I'll probably stay in Calif. or Oregon mabe. I mite come back on a vacation to Indiana, not for sure yet. Say Frank will you send my forty five pistol back to a friend in Calif. for me. I'll probably wont it when I get back there to go hunting.
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