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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945

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Object ID: WV0333.4.056

Description: Pozyck is attending a dance tonight with a man from Atlanta and has received a puppy from a soldier.

Creator: Annie Edith Sherrill Pozyck

Biographical Info: Annie Edith Sherrill Pozyck (1920-2007) of Concord, North Carolina, served in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II. After her discharge, she continued her nursing career, retiring from the Salisbury, North Carolina, VA Hospital after over twenty-five years in the profession.

Collection: Annie Pozyck Papers

Rights: It is responsibility of the user to follow the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). Materials are not to be reproduced in published works without written consent, and any use should credit Jackson Library, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Full Text: Dearest Mother & Daddy,

This is going to be a short note to-night because I’m going to a dance to-night, & I have to take a shower & dress.

I’m supposed to go with a fellow from Atlanta, Ga.- a good old “Rebel”. He & I should speak the same language.

Speaking of Rebel- you should see what I have now. The cutest little puppy you’ve ever seen. I just got her yesterday, & I’ve named her “Rebel”. Already she follows me around pretty good, but last night I had to put her on the foot of my cot to keep her from whining. One of the enlisted men in our outfit gave her to me.

I got your letter to-day that was written June 14th. Yes I got the letter you wrote May 18th the first one you wrote after getting the word about Louis.

Gee, I get more anxious every day just waiting for some word from Louis. I hope I’ll hear from him soon.

Well, there’s not much other news. I’m feeling fine, & still working hard.

So I must go get cleaned up. Good-night now.

Lots of love, Annie Edith