Monthly Archives: March 2014

March 31, 1944 – Friday

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Got the coffee pot on now for a little Ja-mo-ka. The company is out digging in the 56th Evac Hospital. They keep bombing and shelling it all the time. We should bomb their hospitals. Not much happened to write about. … Continue reading

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March 30, 1944 – Thursday

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Man did Jerry lay them in last night. They hit our R7 cat and completely demolished it. Had me pretty scared for a while. We worked around the supply room, issued out a few more clothes and played some more … Continue reading

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Letter Home – March 29, 1944

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Dear Mother & Dad; Another day has passed and still I have little to say to you both. Really it’s very hard to write a letter here as you can say very little anyway. You know most of what what’s … Continue reading

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March 29, 1944 – Wednesday

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They lobbed in a few shells last night. The old Anzio Special. One hit about 100 ft from me while I was on guard. We got in some clothes and issued them out. Played a little cards and went to … Continue reading

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March 28, 1944 – Tuesday

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Worked around in the supply room. Got paid for ten months today. Not much else happened. Played a little cards and went to bed. Took my clothes off for the first time, 68 straight days.

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Letter Home – March 27, 1944

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My Dear Mother & Dad, Just a line to let you know I’m OK and still working pretty hard. I know I should write more often but we are pretty busy all of the time and I haven’t had a … Continue reading

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March 27, 1944 – Monday

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We worked all day around the supply room. The Division is to be relieved for about 10 days, and then back to the front we will go. A helluva place to be relieved. The Germans can shell you any place … Continue reading

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March 26, 1944 – Sunday

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Went to work on shortages all day today. Kept busy all day long. Three of us was put in for either the Silver or Bronze star. Kubik, Iacuzzi and myself. Doubt very much if we get it. It was for … Continue reading

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March 25, 1944 – Saturday

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We dug on the supply room hole for a while until it rained. After dinner we finished and put up the tent. Dug on our dug out and went to bed.

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March 24, 1944 – Friday

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We had to dig in the supply room today so we worked pretty hard all day. Tried to work a little on our home, but we were to tired. They had a little air raid and a few “Anzio specials” … Continue reading

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