Monthly Archives: August 2013

August 31, 1943 – Tuesday

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Hellman and Melgard went to town today so I am all alone in the supply room.  I did a few odd jobs and that’s about all.  Tried to make some pistol grips for my pistol.  Played a little volley ball.  … Continue reading

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August 30, 1943 – Monday

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I went to town today Breunig and I.  We had a swell time, but walked ourselves to death.  I bought a few souvenirs.  Came home played a little cards and went to bed.

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Letter home – August 29. 1943

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Dear Mother & Dad; Well I’ve only road you a couple of letters in the last 10 days so I had better start this week out a little better. I went into town today to mass. The church today didn’t … Continue reading

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August 29, 1943 – Sunday

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I went into town today to mass. It was a beautiful church. On the way back it started to rain. After we got back we tried to pitch some kind of a shelter to sleep under. We just got soaked. … Continue reading

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August 28, 1943 – Saturday

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Worked around the supply room all morning cleaning M.G’s and Rifles.  We had rifle inspection and my rifle was the best in our platoon.  In the evening Badali and I went over to an airport that was destroyed and there … Continue reading

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Letter home – August 27, 1943

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Dear Mother & Dad; Well I have been pretty busy the last few days so I haven’t had time to write. We are making out requisitions for clothes and equipment lost in battle. We have it pretty nice again now, … Continue reading

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August 27, 1943 – Friday

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They are giving passes today but I don’t think I will go today.  We worked around the supply room and I helped Badali make a bed also.  We went to the show and that’s about all for today.

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August 26, 1943 – Thursday

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Still some old thing work, work, work.  I am going to try and get rid of some equipment.  Well I didn’t get rid of the equipment.  So I made my self a bunk.  This will be the first time  I … Continue reading

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August 25, 1943 – Wednesday

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We had a lot to do today also.  All kinds of reports to get in.  I went to a show tonight, “Tortilla Flat”  Also took a shower and went to bed.

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August 24, 1943 – Tuesday

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We are out side of Trapani about 5 miles.  We unloaded the supply and worked around all day.  I didn’t have time to do much scanting around.  We went to bed early.

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