Monthly Archives: July 2015

July 21, 1945 – Saturday

Laid around all morning and in the afternoon we went to the show. In the evening we went over and had a few brews.

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July 20, 1945 – Friday

Ate breakfast. Laid around in the sun till dinner. Went to a show in the afternoon. Played some ping pong. Played cards and went to bed.

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July 19, 1945 – Thursday

Slept all morning. Got up in time to eat dinner. We had to go through some reclassification in the afternoon. Went over and drank some beer and then went to a show. Talked for a while and went to bed.

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July 18, 1945 – Wednesday

We rode all afternoon and night and arrived at the 84th Repo Depot or the 14th Depot. We were assigned to our tents, ate breakfast and I went to bed. Got up at noon and ate dinner. Laid around all … Continue reading

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July 17, 1945 – Tuesday

Was up early this morning, shaved and got ready to leave. We are to leave at 7:30 am. I said good-bye to Zirkel and Council. I surely hated to leave those fellows. Said good-bye to the rest of the fellows … Continue reading

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July 16, 1945 – Monday

Packed up most of my things and got all ready to go home. Boy, is tomorrow going to be a great day. Went after my pictures. Wrote some letters and went down to the brew hall and then to the … Continue reading

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July 15, 1945 – Sunday

Slept late this morning. Then Rainvella and I took a run out to the Air Corp to sell my guns and camera. Sold everything I had. Went down to the swimming pool. They had a swimming meet and the 3rd … Continue reading

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Letter Home – July 14, 1945 (with audio)

Dear Mother & Dad; Well the time has come and I’m coming home. We are to leave the company the 17th of July, and within about three weeks I should be home and a civilian. Now don’t get too excited … Continue reading

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July 14, 1945 – Saturday

Had an inspection this morning. Everything was in tip top shape. The restriction was lifted so in the evening Council, Zirkel and I went to the beer garden. Then went to a show and came home.

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Letter Home – July 13, 1945

Dear Mother & Dad; I told you not to worry about me and my girl. I thought the same way you did so I’ll wait until I get home, and if I still love her and they lifted the fraternization … Continue reading

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