My Father's War
Bill Sharp
A son's tribute to his father's part in World War II


Mom at Home in New Jersey

In August 1944, Mom returned home to New Jersey to again live with her parents. She got a job and waiting out the war writing letters. She worked most of the time at a label factory about two blocks from her parent's home. With the rationing of gasoline, this was a real plus.

Here is a photo of her in Tampa, Florida. The writing on the back of the photo is my dad's: "Jo + our apartment. The 3 windows are our bedroom. Or kitchen is in the back of the house. Taken Jan. 1943.

One website which describes the life of women during the war is:
"What Did You Do in the War Grandma".

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