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Letter home – May 23, 1943

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Dear Mother & Dad; Well maybe I can get back to writing you two letters a week again.  I have just came home from a swim in the sea.  We have went swimming just about every afternoon this week.  Yesterday … Continue reading

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May 23, 1943 – Sunday

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We laid around until 11 AM this morning and then I went to mass and communion. In the afternoon we went down to the beach and went swimming we had a lot of fun. I came home wrote a few … Continue reading

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May 22, 1943 – Saturday

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Well today was just the same as yesterday except for the swim and I like it the best of all the waves were coming in; in big breakers and it just wore you out being bashed by them. I listened … Continue reading

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May 21, 1943 – Friday

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The days are pretty dull now with nothing much to do. We went swimming again today and the water was fine. Listened to the radio for a while last night and then went to bed.

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Letter home – May 20, 1943

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  Dear Mother & Dad; We have had about two or three male calls this week and I am still way behind on my letter writing.  I received the books to day and as for the films keep them until … Continue reading

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May 20, 1943 – Thursday

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We received a few clothes so I issued them out this morning also made out a couple of salvage certificates and requisitions. This afternoon we all went swimming down in the sea. Boy was it ever swell. The water was … Continue reading

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May 19, 1943 – Wednesday

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There is little to do now so I cleaned up a few rifles and also cleaned my room. Wrote a few letters and read a little. Took some shoes down to the Battalion Supply. We took our pills and as … Continue reading

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May 18, 1943 – Tuesday

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I slept the morning until 9:30 AM. I then was on guard from 10 to 12. Laid around all afternoon and wrote a few letters. We had a mail call and I received a few letters. We got in some … Continue reading

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May 17, 1943 – Monday

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We didn’t have much to do again today. They bombed Bone again last night. I did a few odd jobs around the supply room and then did my washing and then after supper climbed up to the top of the … Continue reading

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Letter home – May 16, 1943

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Dear Mother & Dad; Maybe we will get a little rest now and I will be able to catch up on my writing. I believe I have told you before that I have received all of the packages that you … Continue reading

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