Monthly Archives: April 2015

April 23, 1945 – Monday

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The kitchen moved to a new area so we pulled in where the kitchen was. I had to change my tire. We set up the supply, and I took a run over to B Company and to the Battalion. Did … Continue reading

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April 22, 1945 – Sunday

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Part of the 3rd is going to garrison Nuremberg. We moved back the other side of Bamberg for a rest. It was about a 75 mile trip. When we got there we went right to bed as it was late. … Continue reading

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April 21, 1945 – Saturday

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The city is all ours now. We may move in tomorrow. I loaded up the truck and have things pretty well ready to pull out. Wrote some letters.

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April 20, 1945 – Friday

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They practically have all of Nuremberg now. I worked around the truck a little. Wrote a letter and listened to the radio. There are rumors of the 3rd Div. Garrisoning Nuremberg. Hope so.

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Letter Home – April 19, 1945

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Dear Mother & Dad; Well I’ll try an answer your questions the best I can. Hope I get caught up one of these days. The letters I am answering are dated Feb 18,Card,22,23,25,26,28 March 3,4,6,8,card,9,10,12,14,16,18,20,22,26,29. Some of the questions have … Continue reading

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April 19, 1945 – Thursday

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The fighting is pretty heavy in Nuremberg as there are plenty of snipers. They want to take the city by tomorrow as it’s Hitler’s birthday. Wrote a letter and went to bed.

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April 18, 1945 – Wednesday

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We moved again after dinner into the suburbs of Nuremberg. We have a pretty good place in an old factory. I got the loads straightened around on the trucks and went to bed.

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Letter Home – April 17, 1945

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Dear Mother & Dad; A guess that takes care of you all for the present. I know you have all been worrying about me, as the mail has not been coming your way. All I can say is I’m sorry. … Continue reading

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April 17, 1945 – Tuesday

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Went back after the other load this morning with the extra truck that had come back from the QM. Now things should go better. We were back only to find out that we were leaving after dinner. We moved out … Continue reading

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April 16, 1945 – Monday

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We were up at about 5 am and as the lady of the house didn’t have enough eggs we took some sugar and went trading for eggs. We got enough so that eight of us had 4 eggs a piece. … Continue reading

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