August 27, 1944. Letter from Leona Badia, née De Nardo to Danny Badia

Title

August 27, 1944. Letter from Leona Badia, née De Nardo to Danny Badia

Subject

Italian-American, 1944

Description

Don't go around in just shorts under the trees.. "I am not trying to be funny, honey, I really mean that, so please try to be careful and don't go getting yourself sick". Letter from Johnny, in England flying bombs. Friend's husband in Hawaii. Heard news soldiers in New Guinea found gold nuggets. "If it's true, I hope the boys can get some to take home with them. Then ... said, "Don't you ladies forget to look at their pockets when they come home!"

Creator

Leona Badia, née De Nardo

Source

Badia Family Collection

Publisher

Italian Program, Department of Languages, Linguistics and Comparative Literature, Florida Atlantic University

Date

1944-08-27

Contributor

Ilaria Serra

Rights

Patricia Badia-Johnson

Format

Paper

Language

en

Type

Letter

Coverage

Detroit, US-MI

Citation

Leona Badia, née De Nardo, “August 27, 1944. Letter from Leona Badia, née De Nardo to Danny Badia,” Italian-American Memories: Documentary Archive, accessed August 4, 2021, https://itamm.omeka.net/items/show/208.