Monthly Archives: May 2013

May 31, 1943 – Monday

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Today we started our inspections of everything. Its going to be just like Camp Pickett before going across. We are busy all the time. Check, check, check all day long. I went down to the crick and took a bath. … Continue reading

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Letter home – May 30, 1943

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Dear Mother & Dad; Here it is moral date and many things are happening.  This morning about 10:00 we looked up in the sky and it was just full of flying fortress.  How would you like to look up and … Continue reading

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May 30, 1943 – Sunday

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Boy oh Boy you should have seen the Bomber going over today. The day is Memorial Day and they must be going to celebrate. We had a mass said for all the fellows that lost their life here. We went … Continue reading

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May 29, 1943 – Saturday

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We had a few requisitions to get out and also had to straighten up the supply room. We stood a rifle inspection and went swimming in the afternoon. Just sat around and shot the bull till bed time.

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May 28, 1943 – Friday

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There wasn’t much to do today until late in the evening. Our half track came in and we had to unload them. We had just come home from a swim. I went to the show and it was 12 o’clock … Continue reading

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May 27, 1943 – Thursday

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Well I was on guard from 4 to 8 AM this morning. When I came off I slept till 11 AM and then went and ate chow. In the afternoon Miner and I laid out in the sun and wrote … Continue reading

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Letter home – May 26, 1943

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Dear Mother & Dad; Being as I have little to write about I will try and answer some of your letters that I have kept with me before I burn them up.  I had a a letter from Rita for … Continue reading

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May 26, 1943 – Wednesday

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Well this morning to make out the certificates and requisitions for the clothes. It kept me busy until about 2 PM. Then I wrote a few letters and went to bed about 8 PM as I am on guard.

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May 25, 1943 – Tuesday

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Today I took in salvage and we really had a lot of it so it kept us busy all day. In the evening I wrote a few letters and then went to the show. I didn’t get home until 12:00 … Continue reading

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May 24, 1943 – Monday

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Pretty quite today. We had to get the serial numbers on everything that had serial numbers. It kept us busy most of the day. I wrote a few letters tonight and then went up to listen to the radio before … Continue reading

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