Author Archives: John
FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponSlept all morning. Went to the show in the afternoon. When we got home from the show we found our names on the board to be ready to leave at 7 o’clock. Turned in our blankets and ate chow. We … Continue reading
FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponToday is Gee’s birthday and I am not home as she wanted me to be. There’s not much doing this morning. Just lay around on your bunk and sweat out leaving. I hope we go soon. Went to the PX … Continue reading
FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponThey got us up at 4:30 am this morning and said we were a half hour late already for the plane. We checked out and took off for the airport. The plane was waiting and we went right aboard. Took … Continue reading
FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponWe were up at 2:30 and it was raining a little. Went over and got a cup of coffee. Turned in our cots and blankets. Drew our barracks bag and went out to wait for the trucks to come pick … Continue reading
FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponWe had to go through our processing this morning. First a Physical, then checking and the weighing of our luggage. Then a speech. Next we got our money back and then I went over to take a shower. I didn’t … Continue reading
FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponWent over this morning and turned in our money to be exchanged to American money. Played cards the rest of the day and went to a U.S.O. show in the evening.
FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponWent to mass at 8 o’clock this morning. Came back played some cards till dinner. Went over and got a couple of cokes in the afternoon. Played some more cards. Went to a movie in the evening.
FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponSlept all morning. Shaved and went out to take a sun bath. Took a shower, ate chow. Went to the Red Cross. Got a beer and went to the show.
FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponSlept all morning and after chow we sweated out the coke line. Played cards, ate chow and sweated out the beer line. Went to a USO show that was real good. It was an all girls orchestra. The show after … Continue reading
FacebookRedditTwitterStumbleUponWe arrived at Marseilles at 3:30 am this morning. Loaded onto trucks and went out to the staging area. We were told that we would be here from 5 to 7 days. We drew our blankets and went to bed. … Continue reading