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Nov 21, 1943 – Sunday

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We had a few more reports to get out this morning and that was all.  It is still raining and cold.  We got some hip boots in today so now I can at least keep my feet dry for a … Continue reading

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Nov 20, 1943 – Saturday

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We had to get a complete shortage report in today so we were quite busy all day and part of the night.  It has still been raining and I am all wet & full of mud.  Mud and water has … Continue reading

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Nov 19, 1943 – Friday

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We moved the first thing this morning.  We are the last of the division to leave.  We moved back about 10 miles so I doubt if we get much rest.  Boy what the place we are in.  We are on … Continue reading

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Nov 18, 1943 – Thursday

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Son-of-a-gun it is still raining.  General Clark came by to day and was in our area.  I took his picture and he posed for me in his jeep.  I hope it turns out OK.  It started raining again right after … Continue reading

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Nov 17, 1943 – Wednesday

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Things were very quiet last night, only through over a couple of shells.  Boy is it ever and miserable.  It’s still raining,  It rained all night.  We have to stay behind to get the tanks and artillery out and they … Continue reading

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Nov 16, 1943 – Tuesday

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Boy did we get shelled last night.  One shell threw mud all over the truck.  Another one put holes through a couple of the fellows tents.  How no one got hurt was a mystery.  I made up my mind that … Continue reading

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Nov 15, 1943 – Monday

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Boy oh Boy we are getting relieved.  Today is our 60th day of continuous day of combat.  Longest of any other division in the history of the world.  They shelled us a little last night but most of them went … Continue reading

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Nov 14, 1943 – Sunday

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We are to go back today at 9:00 AM.  We rolled up everything and got ready to go.  Found out that we now won’t leave until after dinner so we took off on another jaunt.  Came back at dinner time … Continue reading

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Nov 13, 1943 – Saturday

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This is our last day as we go home tomorrow.  We left the first thing this morning, and what I mean we really put in a day of it.  Some Fellow hollered at me today as he was passing in … Continue reading

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Nov 12, 1943 – Friday

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Had another raid, not much though.  We are on the fifth floor so we had a good view of it.  Went out to Pompeii this morning.  It was very interesting in I enjoyed it very much.  I took a few … Continue reading

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