Monthly Archives: November 2014

November 22, 1944 – Wednesday

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We moved to a new area and was everything a mess. All the trucks got stuck and we had a hellava time. Finally got to our new area. We are in houses. Played cards all afternoon and part of the … Continue reading

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November 21, 1944 – Tuesday

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The drive is still on and from the last reports the infantry is advancing steady. The town of St. Die was burned as well as a few other small towns and villages. The Germans are destroying every thing. Wrote a … Continue reading

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Letter Home – November 20, 1944

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November 20, 1944 – Monday

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They went out again last night and put it up. You should have heard the racket this morning. Thousands of artillery pieces opened up to start the drive. The infantry crossed the river and moved ahead. We played some cards … Continue reading

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Letter Home – November 19, 1944

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Dear Mother & Dad, Not much to write about. The going is a little slow so that also makes it hard to find some things to write about. (pardon me while I think of it please send me some olives … Continue reading

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November 19, 1944 – Sunday

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The Company went out to put the foot bridge across the river. They stayed out all night and didn’t put it up at all. The Company layed around all day so we had little to do. Wrote a few letters.

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November 18, 1944 – Saturday

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We moved today to the assembly area. We are to move up tonight and fix the foot bridge. At the last minute they called it off as the 100th and 103rd divisions had crossed and fanned out enough that some … Continue reading

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November 17, 1944 – Friday

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We packed every thing up today as we are moving out. The training is finished and we are to cross the river. I have to go up and repair wire. I’d be a runner. Went to the show tonight. Good … Continue reading

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November 16, 1944 – Thursday

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About the same as yesterday. Wrote letters and went to a show. We had a small party tonight. We ate some of the things we had been saving from our Christmas packages.

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November 15, 1944 – Wednesday

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Not much to do today. Just a few odd jobs to do. Wrote a few letters and played some cards. Lost my money so I went to the show.

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