Monthly Archives: October 2014
We got in our shoe packs today. They should help keep our feet warm a little while anyway. Spent most of the day issuing them out. Wrote a letter home and that’s all.
Today was about the same as yesterday. Boy, is the artillery ever moving in. We have as much artillery here as we did at Anzio. Wrote some letters and read a book.
PLACE – France TIME – 1830 Hours SETTING – The sun has went down in the Moon is peaking its way through the tall trees. The night is going to be cold and crisp. We have a fire going in … Continue reading
Today is Sunday, but just another day. Chopped a lot of wood today and the exercise did me a little good. Did a little work and wrote a few letters. Received a package from home.
It rained all night last night, but the sun is out this morning. How long it will stay out I don’t know. Received a letter from Pat. The mail is surely slow. The company is doing its usual mine sweeping.
It was miserable all day today. The company is working on a road through the forest. We built a fire but I kept pretty warm just chopping wood for it. Played some cards and went to bed.
We move today right after dinner to a new area. We’re still in the woods. It’s really tough going on the “dough boys” and I really feel sorry for them. We set up our tent and I popped some corn. … Continue reading
Dear Mother & Dad Guess I’ll drop you a V-mail today. We received a bunch of papers and packages today. I received a package from Gee with the cookies, candy and popcorn in it, and also about 20 Champaign papers. … Continue reading
We were going to move today but the area we were to move into was shelled pretty heavily so we stayed right where we are. I received a package from home today. Popcorn, just what I wanted. Also some cookies … Continue reading