Saturday, October 30, 1943
JFK wrote on of his frequent letters home. As was his custom, the letter was addressed only to his father.
How is everything? Did the show go over?
It looks now as though-unless it has a considerable run-I won’t get a chance to see it. They will not send anyone back while there is fighting in this area. When it’s over I’ll get back. As a matter of fact, I am in a bad spot for getting out as I am now Captain of a gun-boat. It’s the first one they’ve ever had of its type. It’s a former P. T. and is very interesting. It fights all small Jap auxiliaries-which the Japs are using now instead of bigger stuff.