Monthly Archives: July 2014

July 24, 1944 – Monday

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I issued stuff out all day today. The time is getting short. We have loaded part of our stuff on ships. We were issued four bottles of beer and 2 cakes today. Not bad. The beer was from America for … Continue reading

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July 23, 1944 – Sunday

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I messed around camp all morning and then Steve and I took off for Naples. We went to a show and then to Madison Square Garden’s to the Prize Fights. They were pretty good. Drank a little “Vino” and came … Continue reading

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July 22, 1944 – Saturday

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There’s plenty to do around here now, and the landings can’t be far off. Half the company gets to go on pass today and the other half tomorrow. Steve and I went over to some Dago’s house to get some … Continue reading

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July 21, 1944 – Friday

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The company came down at noon today. I was issuing things out all afternoon. We went to a show in the evening.

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July 20, 1944 – Thursday

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We heard rumors that the Company was coming down. I hope so. We have a lot of equipment to issue out. Went to a show in town tonight.

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Letter Home – July 19, 1944

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Dear Mother & Dad Your letters are stacking up here so I had better answer a few of them so I won’t have so much to carry around. I don’t know whether I have lost some of the letters or … Continue reading

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July 19, 1944 – Wednesday

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Nothing new, we had three more fellows killed up in the mine field. It’s a dirty shame they have to do the cleaning up.

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Letter Home – July 18, 1944

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Dear Mother & Dad I went to see Paul yesterday and what a time we had. Saw a good movie and I had a couple of meals at his outfit. He’s a he is a swell kid. I would like … Continue reading

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July 18, 1944 – Tuesday

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About the same as yesterday. Received a couple of packages from home, and a few letters. Got a truck and went to a show.

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July 17, 1944 – Monday

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Laid around most of the day, it’s so hot. Wrote a few letters and slept a little. We had some P.X. and I got my Rations and then went to a show.

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