Monthly Archives: September 2013
We received a lot of clothes last night so now today we are issuing them out and what a job it is. We played cards in the evening until about 12 o’clock.
I had been on guard so I slept all morning. I go back on at 12:45 A.M. Tried to work on my knife a little but soon gave up. We went to the show tonight at 8:14.
We had a few things to turn in to the battalion and I took them over. That was about all of the work for the day. In the evening we played nickle knock and I was on guard from 12 … Continue reading
Breunig and I went to town today. We decided to hike up to the little town of Erice and see what it looked like. It was about 10 miles up on top of a mountain. It took us from 8:30 … Continue reading
Dear Mother & Dad, I am writing this Practically standing on my head. Well what did you think of Italy surrendering? Good wasn’t it. It shorten the war by a month now if Germany would just give up easy things … Continue reading
Nothing to do today. Just messed around. I think I will go on pass tomorrow. We played cards and drank some wine before going to the show.
Worked most of the day. In the evening we went to the show, ‘Rio Rita’. It was pretty good. Ate a dozen eggs for supper.
Dear Mother & Dad, Today is Sunday as I’m taking time out to catch up on my letter writing. I know I have been slipping a little be a but I’ll catch up. By went into town to mass today … Continue reading
I went in to mass today (same church). Came home and played pinochle the rest of the day. Some of the fellows went to a show the rest of us played nickle knock. Plenty of wine. We through out two … Continue reading
Worked around the supply in the morning and played cards all afternoon. Again this evening we had a party. Wine, wine, and more wine. We celebrated our victory here and everyone got stewed to the gills.