Monthly Archives: June 2013

June 30, 1943 – Wednesday

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Boy they are giving us hell with their bombs now. They know we are coming so they are trying to stop us. I did my laundry and then laid around the rest of the day. I wrote a few letters … Continue reading

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June 29, 1943 – Tuesday

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Another raid again this morning. They seemed to be a everyday occurrence. We issued out someone clothes this morning and laid around all afternoon. We went to the show tonight and during the show we had an air raid. We … Continue reading

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June 28, 1943 – Monday

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Had another raid last night, but the ack, ack was light, so there must not have been many planes. We went over to the Bn Supply & picked up a few clothes to issue out. I spent the afternoon just … Continue reading

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June 27, 1943 – Sunday

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Had a small raid this morning and only a few bombs were dropped. I went to 9:00AM mass. After mass I wrote a few letters and in the afternoon we played cards. It sure doesn’t seem like there is a … Continue reading

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June 26, 1943 – Saturday

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No raid last night but reconnaissance planes were over so look out tonight. Went on another hike. This afternoon we had to send out a few clothes the company is starting to come back from the maneuver. I went to … Continue reading

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June 25, 1943 – Friday

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Wow! Last night we got up in a hurry and dove for our foxholes. Bombers were right over our head and you could hear the bombs whistle through the air above you. They hit down the way about 300 yds. … Continue reading

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Letter home – June 24, 1943

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Dear Mother & Dad; I have a little free time now so I will answer all of your letters that I have saved to-date. March 2, 1943  you have started to number your letters, but I don’t think I will … Continue reading

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June 24, 1943 – Thursday

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Had just a small bombing last night. Not many bombs were dropped. We went on a hike, and when I got back I wrote a few letters. We went swimming in the afternoon. We played cards for a while and … Continue reading

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June 23, 1943 – Wednesday

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Went on another small hike. Went out and watched the artillery fire. They were firing 155mm. Came home sewed some Chevrons on and then played cards. In the afternoon we went swimming up at Bizerte. On the way back we … Continue reading

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June 22, 1943 – Tuesday

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We went on a small hike this morning. Laid around the rest of the morning and then and then went up to Bizerte swimming. We went through the town so I took a few pictures. Came home & played cards … Continue reading

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