Feb 22, 1945
The Newark Star-Ledger will send a $2 money order to each overseas service man
whose letter back home appears in this column. Send a clear address for the
service man who wrote the letter with each entry you submit. Address all
contributions to "Letters Home", Editor, Star Ledger.
Seaman First Class Frank W. Kassay, 89 Cabinet St, Newark, NJ writes a winning letter to his young children Billy and Helen from the South Pacific. He writes:
"This little vacation I'm taking is only going to last a short time, and
we're making sure you wont have to take one some day. Don't think your father is
a big brave man because , because he is only a little skinny guy, half scared to death of what might happen
tomorrow. But remember always, his heart and affections are all home-Mommy is holding them until I come back when you and I will have real good times just as quick as I can get there. You are the man of the house now - take care of Mommy and Helen ..."