Monthly Archives: November 2014
Dear Mother & Dad, Received a letter with the stamps in it, thanks a million. But pretty sure my letters, just as fast Free as they do air mail. Sorry that I have been a little slow in writing the … Continue reading
We had to move again this morning out of the room we are in to a new room. It took us most of the day to move. At night I went with Giese and Bill over to some peoples house. … Continue reading
We worked all day straightening things around. I was pretty tired. We played cards and went to bed early.
There was little to do today so Breunig, Zirkel and I went into town. We walked down to the Strasbourg Cathedral and it was simply beautiful. There are quite a few Snipers in town so we didn’t stay long. By … Continue reading
The 7th Infantry went all the way to Strasbourg last night so we are moving in today. Strasbourg is a very beautiful city. On the way our supply truck rammed into the back of another trailer and busted the front … Continue reading
We moved today to a town called Schirmeck. It was a German concentration camp. It was surely filthy. We cleaned it up a little. We found some beer in kegs so now every truck has a keg of beer on … Continue reading
Did quite a bit of work this morning. Zirkel and I went down to the butcher shop and bought some beef. We made a roast out of it and had it for supper. Played cards and went to bed.
We moved the first thing this morning to a town by the name of Saales. We are now in Alsace Lorraine. The town is mostly German. We are in buildings again. Played some cards and I finally won a little … Continue reading
Dear Mother & Dad, Here it is thanksgiving day but what a day. It has rained all day and is it miserable. We had a wonderful dinner, “canned stew”. What a life the army is. We did have a pretty … Continue reading