Monthly Archives: November 2012

Nov 22, 1942 – Sunday

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Today was another beautiful day.  Red Kesterson and I walked over to the air port.  It is about 3 mile one way so we had quite a hike before it was through.  I made me a foot locker to day … Continue reading

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Nov 21, 1942 – Saturday

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It sure was a pretty day today and tonight it is just as pretty.  It is a full moon tonight.  Boy how I would love to be back in the states and be out ridding and listening to the radio.  … Continue reading

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Letter Home November 21, 1942

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Dear Mother & Dad, Here goes a little new scribbling and I do mean scribbling. There’s not much going on here. Everything is quiet. I have been down to the ocean a few times. A couple of times we went … Continue reading

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Nov 20, 1942 – Friday

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Today we are to have an inspection and we will probably have to give some of our clothes to the fellow that lost all of theirs in the sinking of the ships.  I forgot to tell that the other night … Continue reading

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Nov 19, 1942 – Thursday

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the days sure go by fast.  One reason is because it still dawn at 7AM o f a morning and sun goes down about 5.   (I just dropped my pen right on the point and bent it so it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Nov 18, 1942 – Wednesday

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It rained most of the night last night and was a little cloudy today.  We and to issue out a few things in the supply room and then I cleaned the place up.  After dinner Red Kesterson & I went … Continue reading

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Letter Home – November 18, 1942

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Dear Mother & Dad, We we left Picket about the 24 of October. I guess you could tell that by not getting any letters from me. We landed at — CENSORED — on the 8th of Nov. I’m sorry I … Continue reading

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Nov 17, 1942 – Tuesday

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Wow did I spend a hellish night.  The mosquitoes flew over in dive bombing formation and peeled off on me.  I counted 17 Bites on one shoulder alone.  They kept me awake until I got up and put my head … Continue reading

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Nov 16, 1942 – Monday

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Well here we are out at our new home and wouldn’t you know it it’s another school house.  It is small and has two rooms we are to share one half of the building and “C” company the other half.  … Continue reading

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Nov 15, 1942 – Sunday

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One week ago today things began to happen around here, but today everything is quiet.  Many things have happened since then.  All of the French have their guns back now and are fighting with us. Lets hope the ware ends … Continue reading

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