Monthly Archives: November 2013

Nov 30, 1943 – Tuesday

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Had an ordnance inspection today and it rained all day what a mess.  After the inspection I cleaned about 30 guns and put them away.  Received a couple of letters and a package from Betty McCole.  Wrote a few letters … Continue reading

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Nov 29, 1943 – Monday

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We had to unload our truck this morning as they are going to send it to the ordnance.  It has been cloudy all day so I suppose it will continue raining some more.  I went to the show tonight and … Continue reading

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Nov 28, 1943 – Sunday

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The sun was out nice and bright today.  Made you feel like a new man.  I went to mass this morning at the 30th infantry.  When I got home I found out that Harry Mcqueen had been here.  We have … Continue reading

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Nov 27, 1943 – Saturday

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The sun was out for about 2 hours today.  It sure felt good.  I issued out a few close and that was about all for today.  Played chess and won again.  Getting to be pretty sharp, ha, ha.  Good night.

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Nov 26, 1943 – Friday

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Yesterday was thanksgiving and we had Turkey.  But the day was just another day.  Today we are to have a Red Cross girl come out and give us doughnuts.  The doughnuts were good too.  It is still raining and the … Continue reading

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Nov 25, 1943 – Thursday

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There is little to write about now.  It’s still raining and I just do odd jobs around the supply room.  Many wonder why I don’t go out on lite duty and make more than a P.F.C.  It’s like this, a … Continue reading

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Letter Home – November 24, 1943

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Dear Mother & Dad; Well it has been some time since I have wrote to you, but I will try to do better from now one.  We have the day off today being as it is thanksgiving.  We had a … Continue reading

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Nov 24, 1943 – Wednesday

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Not much doing today.  It has been raining all day and the mud is getting worse all the time.  We tried painting our 3rd division insignia on our helmets.  I cleaned a few guns around the supply room & turned … Continue reading

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Nov 23, 1943 – Tuesday

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It started raining last night and rained all day today.  I had a few odd jobs to be done on the supply truck that’s about all there is to say today.  Guess I’ll write a few letters and go to … Continue reading

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Nov 22, 1943 – Monday

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The sun came out today for the first time.  Boy it was just like old times today.  Jerry planes were over strafing.  Each time they came over at least one or two planes were shot down.  They soon found out … Continue reading

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