Author Archives: John
Today 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
They 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
We 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
We 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
Went 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.
Went 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.
Slept 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.
Slept 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
We 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