Based on the letters of Earl Philip Reinhalter (1922-1953). Edited by his son, Earl Philip Reinhalter (1950-).
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Photo sent to Earl from Luzon, Philippines. Inscribed on the back:
Wishing you good luck from friends
L. Sison & Betty Tolentino
[Dated May 26, '45]
From names and addresses listed in his letter of September 13, 1945,
L. Sison appears to be Ludy Sison, a neighbor of Betty.
A little girl with a soldier and a jeep in the Philippines.
Earl and possibly "Betty" [Beatriz] Tolentino at San Fernando, Philippines in 1945.
A soldier at campsite in the Philippines.
Some little kids in the Philippines.
A dirt road in a town in the Philippines.
A color photo of "Betty" [Beatriz] Tolentino. In his 6/26/1945 letter, Earl said:
"Enclosed is a small colored picture of Betty, my Luzon girlfriend. I think more of her than I ever did
of any other girl - American or otherwise. She is 22, incidentally, but looks like about 16 years old."
The back of the photo is enscribed:
Wishing you good luck.
Two girls in the Philippines.
A group of native kids boys in Leyte, Philippines. "A couple have overseas caps on their heads," his March 22, 1945 letter points out.
A plane on the runway in the Philippines.
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