Monthly Archives: June 2013

Conditions in North Africa and keeping in touch

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During an interview, Chick discusses the heat, their uniforms and keeping in touch by mail with family back in the United States. This audio is from an interview conducted by Uni High students Natalie Dullerud, Claire Dickerson, Michael Anukwu and … Continue reading

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June 21, 1943 – Monday

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We had a large air raid last night. Boy those Stuka dive bombers would dive and when they dove they turned on a siren to scare you all the more. The anti aircraft fire was plenty heavy. Most of the … Continue reading

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June 20, 1943 – Sunday

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I was on guard from 7:30 to 9:00 this morning and then I went to mass. All we did the rest of the day was lay around. You can’t mail letters anymore so I guess we will be leaving soon … Continue reading

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Letter home – June 19, 1943

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Dear Mother & Dad; Oh how I have been neglecting you again, but I have been too busy to write. Don’t look for are so many letters for a while as I have little time to write. Tell every one … Continue reading

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June 19, 1943 – Saturday

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Now that most of the company is gone we have little to do. We spent the day cleaning up the camp. There are just a hand full of us left now. I wrote a few letters and went on guard … Continue reading

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June 18, 1943 – Friday

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This morning we had a big air raid, the bombs fell a few miles away, but it made the ground shake plenty. The sky was just colored with ack, ack fire and tracer bullets. I am going to town today. … Continue reading

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June 17, 1943 – Thursday

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Well today was just about the same as yesterday. Boy I am sure tired and disgusted. We are having a wine party tonight and I think I will indulge a little. Most of the work is done now and all … Continue reading

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June 16, 1943 – Wednesday

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Now that all of the clothes were turned in we have to tie them up and size according to size. It is quite a job and I was so tired when I got through that I went to bed.

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June 15, 1943 – Tuesday

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We are very busy now. Its just like it was at Pickett before we left for over seas. We are turning in most of our clothes so that 4 mens clothes can fit in one bag. It kept me going … Continue reading

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June 14, 1943 – Monday

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We had quiet a bit of work to do today. I was busy all day. Not much to write about. Wrote a few letters and to the show.

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