Monthly Archives: March 2013

March 10, 1943 – Wednesday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponBoy do I ever feel tired this morning. Wow my head. We received some new clothes so we had to get rid of them. Also “B” Company is moving up and I had to get some packs ready for them … Continue reading

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Previous recordings posted

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponA two hour interview of Chick has been discovered and divided into short topical clips. These clips will be inserted in this diary as part of the ‘In his words’ section.  As a result, clips have been inserted in the … Continue reading

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March 9, 1943 – Tuesday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponAll I did today was straighten things up and do my laundry again. I pitched another ball game and won 5 to 1 allowing only 2 hits this time. I was dead tired and to top it off we had … Continue reading

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March 8, 1943 – Monday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponNot much happened today so there is little to write about. In the evening we had a ball game, I pitched. We won 3 to 1 and I only allowed 1 hit. Pretty good for me. I was tired so … Continue reading

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Letter Home – March 7, 1943

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponDear Mother & Dad; Well today is Sunday again so I had better catch up on my letter writing. You tell everyone at home, that I only answer the letters that are wrote to me. That keeps me plenty busy … Continue reading

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March 7, 1943 – Sunday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponI am going into Port Lyautey to mass this morning. I’m glad I went too as there was a Bishop there. It was a beautiful church and I heard a “High Mass” The choir sounded beautifully. There was not much … Continue reading

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March 6, 1943 – Saturday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponWe received a bunch of clothes last night so to get out of inspection I am going to get them ready to be issued out. In the afternoon I went to the show and saw “the glass Key”. It was … Continue reading

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Letter Home – March 5, 1943

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponDear Mother & Dad; I received a letter from both of you and also one from “Gee”. I don’t know why but every time I get a letter from dad, it makes my tears come into my eyes. I guess … Continue reading

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March 5, 1943 – Friday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponI worked all day getting my requisitions finished & also doing some other small jobs. After I finished I washed out some clothes. I had some wine for supper to night and it was pretty good. The 3rd platoon built … Continue reading

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March 4, 1943 – Thursday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponIt has been raining all day today or should I say all morning as in the afternoon it quit and we went over to the airport to look at different planes so we wouldn’t be shooting at our own when … Continue reading

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