Sunday, February 15, 2015

April, 1945, She Said Yes.

Engaged this day! Rec'd a diamond today.

I was transferred to US Naval Hospital Oak Knoll - Oakland, California. It was a Redwood Forest of Barracks - up the hills, down the hills - quite a switch from D.C. Rode the train with Jacobs and Ron Christopher, layed over in Chicago, IL for another train, Stayed at The Palmer House on Michigan Ave. - Beat sleeping in the barracks! Gorgeous place!
Neal's ship the USS Wayne APA 54 came into Oakland for repairs - we had some liberty!! The war in Europe was over so San Francisco was pretty much shut down. We met at Clara's house for our first reunion and he proposed to me on bended knee -
  "Yes, yes I'll marry you" -

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