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One Of Over 38 Hand Written Letters By Ted Williams Circa 1952-1954 To Evelyn Turner (nee Wood) Of Coral Gables Florida. Ted Williams And Evelyn Turner Dated For Nearly 10 Years At A Time When Ted Was Married. Enclosed In The Letter From Ted, Written While In Korea Are His Inner Thoughts And Love For Evelyn. He Details Military Life, Daily Missions, Training, And Locations. One Of The Letter Details The Events Surrounding Ted Being Shot Down , Skidding Down The Runway And Escaping The Plane Moments Before It Exploded. He Describes Personal Trying Times Such As The Death Of His Father, His Feelings On The War, Other Personal Problems. This If From The Mind Of Ted Williams Away From Baseball, The Man Who Flew Fighter Jets, Fell In Love With Evelyn, Loved To Hunt And Fish. The Collection Is Being Broken Up Into Individual Letters And Items. In This Letter He Describes Going On R&r To Japan. He Also Says They Are Sending Him Further North With Every Mission And They Must Be Running Out Of Targets Close To Him.he Also Says They Play A Game Called "klondiking" Which Is The Way The Initiate New Boys In The Squadron. This Is Done By Throwing Three Pound Rocks Onto The Roof Of The Huts While A Guys Is Sleeping. The New Guys Think An A Bomb Is Hitting The Building.

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April 11 1953 Letter Written By Ted Williams

Estimate $500 - $700Jan 3, 2018