July 26, 1943. Letter from Danny Badia to Leona Badia, née De Nardo

Title

July 26, 1943. Letter from Danny Badia to Leona Badia, née De Nardo

Subject

Italian-American, 1943

Description

Danny writes on his day off. The temperature is 109. Men fainted while marching. They are planning a beer party in the barracks. The men are required to watch movies about sex again. He responds to Leona's questions and conversations about the local news, guessing that Jean is planning a wedding soon. Danny's friends think the world of Leona since she writes every day and sends packages He heard a sweet song "You'll never know how much I love you." He tells her the training is getting pretty hard. Regarding the sale of his family's home, his mother wants him to pick the area of the new home but he defers to Leona.He wants to send his brother a suit for his birthday but he is broke. He plans to sign up for the Air Corps after training.

Creator

Danny Badia

Source

Badia Family Collection

Publisher

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

Date

1943-07-26

Contributor

Nicoletta Sorice

Rights

Patricia Badia-Johnson

Format

Paper

Language

en

Type

Letter

Coverage

Camp Wolters, US-TX

Citation

Danny Badia, “July 26, 1943. Letter from Danny Badia to Leona Badia, née De Nardo,” Italian-American Memories: Documentary Archive, accessed September 18, 2021, https://itamm.omeka.net/items/show/72.