Monthly Archives: August 2013
We are moving today some where back up the coast. We rode all day and arrived in Palermo about 8:00 PM. We arrived at our destination at 2:30 AM. Still don’t know where we are.
Dear Mother & Dad; Things are pretty quiet around here now so I will write you a few lines. How is everyone at home, Okay I hope. I’m fine also. There is a very little to write about as we … Continue reading
I went to mass in Barcellona today and they had a beautiful church. Its hard to explain how beautiful it really was. They had six alters in it. In the afternoon we went down to the rocks in Milazno. We … Continue reading
We laid around all morning and in the afternoon we went down to the beach swimming. Made me feel pretty good. Glad to get a little exercise. Played checkers, cards, listened to the radio and went to bed.
There are rumors of a move. Went looking for a tent today but didn’t find any. Worked around the supply room. 877 of the division has Malaria including yours truly. I have been feeling terrible for a week. Listened to … Continue reading
Same as yesterday nothing new happening.
Dear Mother & Dad; By now you should have read all of the news about Sicily. The deeply will get the rest now at least I hope so. Did I ever tell you that I saw Palermo. It was a … Continue reading
Not much today just laid around and rested. Listened to the radio and went to bed.
Chick talks about the invasion of Sicily in July of 1943 and how going after water turned into a beer run in Messina. Filmed 2007 at the studios of WILL, University of Illinois as part of the “WWII Central Illinois … Continue reading