Monthly Archives: June 2014

June 22, 1944 – Thursday

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Worked all day on reports and other jobs. Nothing to do in the evenings and I don’t feel like writing letters.

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Letter Home – June 21, 1944

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Dear Mother & Dad I am really behind in my letter writing, so please forgive me for not writing more often. We are kept pretty busy now. I have a few of your letters before me as I will answer … Continue reading

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Telegram – June 21, 1944

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MRS JOHAN BRUNS= 303 WEST MAPLE ST ZG= =REGRET TO INFORM YOU YOUR SON PRIVATE FIRST CLASS CHARLES F BRUNS WAS ON TWENTY EIGHT MAY SLIGHTLY INJURED IN ACTION IN ITALY PERIOD YOU WILL BE ADVISED AS REPORTS OF CONDITION … Continue reading

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June 21, 1944 – Wednesday

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Well, here we are back down at Naples. Same old bivouac we were in before we took off for Anzio. Wonder where we will go now. Set up the supply and wrote a letter home to Mother and Dad.

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June 20, 1944 – Tuesday

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We loaded the trucks today and will leave tonight about 12 o’clock. Played cards and read all day.

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‘This is the Army’ – Rome Opera House

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Chick saw Irving Berlin’s ‘This is the Army’ at the Rome Opera House on June 19, 1944.     The pictured program was sent home to his Mom & Dad which was found in a letter. In May 1941, ex-Sergeant … Continue reading

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June 19, 1944 – Monday

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Not much to do today. We have caught up on as much work as we can. They gave us passes to Rome to see Irving Berlin’s Musical show, “This is the Army”. It was very good and I enjoyed it … Continue reading

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Letter Home – June 18, 1944

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Dear Dad, I do believe this is the first letter I have ever written to use since I have been overseas. It’s always dear Mother & Dad. Well this one is for you, and you alone. Of course you can … Continue reading

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June 18, 1944 – Sunday

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Today is Dad’s day, so I had better write him a letter. Went to mass, and all of my prayers were for dad. I would surely like to be home with him. Played a little cards and wrote a few … Continue reading

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June 17, 1944 – Saturday

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The same old thing turn in major Items report, boy will this ever cease. We worked hard all day, and are going to move again in a few days. We are changing to the New T/O today so now I … Continue reading

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