Monthly Archives: May 2014

May 15, 1944 – Monday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponNot much to do today. We played the 36th field and won 5 to 1. I pitched. I also won 10 dollars on the game. Wrote a couple of letters and went to bed.

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Letter Home – May 14, 1944

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponMothers Day 1944 Anzio Beachhead Dear Mom The thing farthest from my grasp is closest to my heart It’s in trust with you beyond the Glogal rim, It’s you and home I’ve left behind To My Mother To one who … Continue reading

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Letter Home – May 14, 1944

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponDear Mother, Today is your day to get a letter all for yourself. I hope dad won’t be too jealous, ha ha today being mother’s day makes it a special privilege. I said all my prayers at mass this morning … Continue reading

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May 14, 1944 – Sunday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponToday is Mother’s Day and I have been thinking of Mom all day long. If she only knew how close I came to seeing my end this morning. Old Tudski was really throwing them in this morning. They hit all … Continue reading

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May 13, 1944 – Saturday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponOld Jerry kinda livened up a bit last night and counter attacked. Our artillery soon put a stop to it. The 36 Div. is now moving onto the beach head, getting ready for the push. Not much to do today, … Continue reading

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Letter Home – May 12, 1944

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponDear Mother & Dad, The weather has taken a change for the better today. It’s really swell out. It has been cool and windy as could be. It hasn’t rained for some time now and the dust is terrible. Well … Continue reading

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May 12, 1944 – Friday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponAbout the same as yesterday except we played the 14th Ordinance tonight and lost 2 to 1 in 11 innings. It was a tough game to lose. Went to the show after the game. Oh yes, Snook was here to … Continue reading

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May 11, 1944 – Thursday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponNot much to do today so nothing to write about. We played the 34th Recon outfit a ball game and won 4 to 2. Played cards and went to bed.

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Letter Home – May 10, 1944

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponDear Mother & Dad,               Anzio’s new Secret Weapon     Your Son, “Chick”

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May 10, 1944 – Wednesday

FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponHad a large air raid last night and it was really a big one. Not much to do any more. Went over to the battalion a few times today. We played “B” Company tonight. I’ll have to make excuses now … Continue reading

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