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Letter Home – December 23, 1943

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Dear Mother & Dad, Better drop you a line before I get way behind again. Unless I’m in the mood I just don’t write letters. I have about eight staring me in the face now waiting to be answered. I … Continue reading

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December 23, 1943 – Thursday

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Not much to do today. Just a few odd jobs. Received two more packages today. It has been raining all day. There is a show tonight guess I’ll go. Just got home from the show. It’s still raining and is … Continue reading

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December 22, 1943 – Wednesday

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It is still raining.  Its cold and miserable.  Had to unload the 4 ton to get some boats out to practice a river crossing.  Wrote a few letters and read until bed time.

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December 21, 1943 – Tuesday

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It rained all night and has been raining all day today. Worked around doing odd jobs, all day. Played cards tonight and broke even. Read a little and went to bed.

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Letter Home – December 20, 1943

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Dear Mother & Dad, Here it is Sunday in another day. Yesterday I caught a ride over to see “Snook”. I didn’t have a bit of trouble finding him. He was just as glad to see me as I was … Continue reading

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December 20, 1943 – Monday

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We were very busy all day today.  Went down to draw some clothes in the afternoon.  Got in and extra shelter half per man.  I will try and catch up on my letter writing tonight.  Eight sacks of mail just … Continue reading

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December 19, 1943 – Sunday

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Well we had to load the 4 ton today and get ready to go to the front. We’re going up to relieve the 36th division. Same place we were when we left before. Worked all day long and didn’t get … Continue reading

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December 18, 1943 – Saturday

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I left the first thing in the morning to go see “Snook”. I was lucky I caught the 4 ton going down to Santa Maria after our cat. It went right by the place “Snook” was at. We talked all … Continue reading

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December 17, 1943 – Friday

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Today was about the same as yesterday in work.  Bowen & I went over to the Ordnance.  Got in a G.I. stove and set it up.  Badali and I fixed up our tent and put in electric lights.  Have it … Continue reading

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December 16, 1943 – Thursday

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Not doing much today.  Went down after the combat suits and then issued them out.  Cleaned up a few rifles and that was about all for today.  Played cards at night and won 6 bucks.  Wrote a couple of letters … Continue reading

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