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Letter Home – June 30, 1945

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Dear Mother & Dad; Well now we are going to stay with the division until we get sent home. If they keep on the way they are we never will get home. But one thing you can be thankful for, … Continue reading

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June 30, 1945 – Saturday

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Had to turn in excess clothing today. All the fellows left this morning and it surely left an empty feeling in my stomach. Felt pretty blue all day. Went over to Lore’s and played cards.

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June 29, 1945 – Friday

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Dan and Joe are all ready to go. Didn’t do much today. Talked mostly. In the evening Dan and Joe went with me over to the Strauses to say good-bye. We talked for a while and then they left to … Continue reading

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June 28, 1945 – Thursday

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The names came out on the fellows going home. There is 14 going by plane. DeCesare and Joe Pryz are going. I hate to see them go as we have been together so long. I got all of their records … Continue reading

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Letter Home – June 27, 1945

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Dear Mother & Dad; Well I should be leaving in a few days to the 103rd Division. That division is declared non-essential and will be sent back to the states and the man discharged. It will probably take about two … Continue reading

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June 27, 1945 – Wednesday

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Had a few things to do today, not much though. Packed up a couple of boxes to send home. Sat around and talked all day. Cleaned up and went over to the Strause’s. Came home early.

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June 26, 1945 – Tuesday

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There’s not much to do today. There is a rumor out that 15 men are going home this week also all men over 85 points are going to the 103rd Div. and the whole division sent home. Had a speech … Continue reading

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June 25, 1945 – Monday

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It seems as though we start off the week the same all the time. Went down to the 703 Ordnance to get a few parts for rifles. Wrote a letter home. Sat around and talked till 8 o’clock. Then went … Continue reading

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Letter Home – June 24, 1945

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Dear Mother & Dad; Boy I surely can’t understand this mail situation. I have been writing you and dad all the time. I’ll admit that I haven’t been writing two anyone else but you two. Not much to write about. … Continue reading

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June 24, 1945 – Sunday

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All day picnic.

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