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
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
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