Monthly Archives: December 2012

Dec 23, 1942 – Wednesday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponBoy are the nights getting cold. Boy you just about freeze. We really had it easy today, we didn’t do a damn thing. I read a book part of the day and also did my laundry. Boy if my mother … Continue reading

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Group 3 Convoy arrives from Camp Pickett

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponThe Group Three convoy, which had remained at Camp Pickett, arrived at Casablanca.  This convoy brought the Division’s transportation virtually up to normal strength.  The four-ton prime movers oft he medium artillery battalion and the big wreckers of the Ordnance … Continue reading

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Letter Home – December 22, 1942

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponDear Mother, Dad & All, Here goes some more nothing as nothing is happening. We had a mail call yesterday and the only ones I heard from was you, Lee and Esther Grierson. I know I don’t write to the … Continue reading

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Dec 22, 1942 – Tuesday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponThere’s just not anything to write about these days as nothing is happening. Last night as we were sitting around the fire, some of the Frenchman that are with us were telling us of some of the troubles that they … Continue reading

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Dec 21,1942 – Monday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponToday was a dull day and all we did was pass out a few clothes we had to issue out. We also had a physical inspection so that meant I had to take my weekly shower. eW played cards again … Continue reading

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Dec 20, 1942 – Sunday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponWell it looks like it might be a nice day today. I am going to mass at 10:00AM today down at the third medics.” Here it is 5 days from Christmas and no mail and it also doesn’t even seem … Continue reading

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Dec 19, 1942 – Saturday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponBoy did it ever storm last night. I believe it was the hardest rain we have had yet. Today is inspection day so we had better get ready. We had a full field inspection and the French were supposed to … Continue reading

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Dec 18, 1942 – Friday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponBoy it didn’t take the French fellows long to catch on to the chow line. They are just as big as chow hounds as the rest of us are. We had an easy day today so I finished the book … Continue reading

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Dec 17, 1942 – Thursday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponThe days are all about the same. Today we are going to have some French officers and non Commission officers come here to learn our way of handling Engineer equipment. They got to go to the head of Chow line … Continue reading

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Letter Home – December 16, 1942

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponDear Mother & Dad, Here goes another letter and I hope you can make some sense out of it. We had a storm the other night and boy did it ever rain. We are sleeping in the big supply tent … Continue reading

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