Thanks to all the readers who have been part of this first year of “Dear Folksies” … and a special thanks to those who have shared their thoughts with me about my father’s letters.
This website is a tribute not only to my Dad, but to all of the members of the 59th Evacuation Hospital Unit. So, to celebrate this one-year anniversary, here is a photograph of the doctors (and the chaplain) who were in the unit when René wrote his first letter home on April 11, 1942 from Ft. Lewis, Washington.
You have gotten to know many of them this past year — stay tuned for their next adventures.
All the best,