No letter from René for a while. By December 15, 1942 would his parents have known that he was on a ship heading across the Atlantic? They certainly would have been thinking of him, so here are some photos of him from 1919-1941.
René with his mother, Alma, and sister, Marie-Louise
René in Golden Gate Park
René with his father at Lake Tahoe.
René with his sisters and mother in the Bois de Boulogne in Paris in 1923
René at summer camp near Feather River
René with his father and sisters in Auburn
René as an intern in 1941