Letters of WarMature

Jonathan Reeves is a field surgeon who was drafted into the Korean army in 1952. Through his experience's Jonathan sends letters to his father back home.

June 16,1952

Dear Dad, 

Sorry I haven't written sooner, but unfortunately the work really piles up around here. I've been in Korea, in the middle of a war for a week now, and I can already tell you that this is a doctors worst nightmare. The first thing you learn here is that wounded soldiers are in abundance, but being a field surgeon isn't as bad as I cut it out to be. I mean, if you know what your doing then the kids they call soldiers don't have to die... well... not today anyway. Aside from the war, the people I work with are great people. For example, there's this young doctor here his name's Casey Micheals. Great kid and gifted doctor. He's twenty-two, married, and has two kids to go home to after the war. He tells me he's from Washington, I don't doubt him he looks the big city type. Well, I better get some rest, you never know when the war will start up, and start dishing out it's daily quota of injured kids. I'll write you soon.


Jonathan Reeves.

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