Category Archives: 1944
I went to mass at 8 o’clock and again at 11 o’clock. We got a Christmas tree, but didn’t have anything to put on it but tracing tape and cartridges. Some of the people gave us some trimmings so now … Continue reading
We hooked up the generator today and got the radio going. I wrote some letters. God its really cold here. Every thing is froze up.
Dear Mother & Dad The well it looks as if the damned old Germans tore down our play house. We were to have a swell time Christmas. But no, now we will spend Christmas in the field. The people really … Continue reading
Not much doing. The company is out working today. I wrote a few letters and that was about all.
We were up early and left at 9:00. I had to drive a truck as we were short drivers. We got to our new bivouac about noon. We are in St. Pilt. There is plenty of shooting going on. The … Continue reading
Finished loading our truck as we are leaving tomorrow. Boy, it’s going to be hard to leave this place. Went over to Margo’s and told them good-bye. They all cried and wanted to know if I was coming back. I … Continue reading
Today we loaded most of our supplies on the truck. Not much to do. Took a shower. Went out tonight.
The same old rumor is up again and this time I think we are going for sure. It’s really been swell here and I hate to leave. The people have treated us swell and we were to have a great … Continue reading
Went to mass this morning at 9:30 am. In the afternoon Margo, Janie, and I went for a walk and took a few pictures. Went over to the house tonight, but didn’t stay long.
Don’t know how long we will be here, but I’ll keep my fingers crossed so we might stay for a while. We are on the alert to go up as infantry, don’t know what will happen. Went out tonight.