Monthly Archives: February 2013

Feb 14, 1943 – Sunday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponToday was Valentines day but it’s just another day. We had mass this morning and 11:30am. We had mail call today and received 5 valentines and was I happy. We played cards again in the afternoon and I lost all … Continue reading

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Feb 13, 1943 Saturday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponNot much happened today. We had a inspection of equipment this morning and then had the afternoon off. I played Pinochle in the afternoon and won $1.65. In the evening will still played more cards.

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Feb 12, 1943 – Friday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponToday was salvage day and with having salvage to take care of and typing out forms, I was kept busy all day. HQ platoon played five volleyball games and won every one. Quite surprising in the evening we played Pinnacle.

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Letter Home – February 11, 1943

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponDear Mother and Dad Hello mom and dad, what have you been doing today. Things are just about the same with me. Not much is happening. I got another lead on Paul Williamson and maybe I’ll get to see him … Continue reading

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Feb 11, 1943 – Thursday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponAnother day with nothing to do so I read a book, chopped some wood and did my laundry. In the evening I played the Victrola and listened to the news. General Eisenhower made 4 star general and said that he … Continue reading

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Feb 10, 1943 – Wednesday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponThe company had the day off today and in the afternoon we went to a Red Cross show. It was put on by some french actors. They new very little English so that made it all the better. We all … Continue reading

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Feb 9, 1943 – Tuesday.

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponThe days are much easier now as we have very little to do. The company has their roads to build and we have practically nothing to do. I made out a few requisitions today and did my laundry. We played … Continue reading

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Letter Home – February 8, 1943

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponDear Mother and Dad; Oh what’s new today? Would all have you two been doing? Or the weather here is swell now, but for a little win. The nights will always be cold. Not much has been happening around here … Continue reading

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Feb 8, 1943 – Monday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponI had a few odd jobs to do this morning and then I turned in my salvage. In the afternoon the company was off so I just read my book. I am reading “This above all”. Its pretty good in … Continue reading

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Feb 7, 1843 – Sunday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponBeing as everyone is moving, there is no mass and the company had to work anyway. The first Sgt. took HQ platoon out to blow up a couple of big stumps. We blew one stump so good that we didn’t … Continue reading

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