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Letter Home – February 6, 1945

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Dear Mother & Dad, Received a few more of your letters, they are beginning to catch up with me. These were dated Dec 30, Jan 5, 10, 11, 13th, 22nd so now I’ll take time to answer them. I had … Continue reading

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January 24, 1945 – Wednesday

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Boy, I haven’t heard anything like this artillery fire that’s going on before. It has been going steady since last night at 9:30 pm and old Germany is throwing it back just as fast. Received a little mail and I … Continue reading

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Charles Bruns recipient of French Legion of Honor

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WWII Veteran Charles ‘Chick’ Bruns of Champaign IL was selected and appointed to the rank of Knight of the Legion of Honor, France’s highest distinction. Through this award, the French government pays tribute to the soldiers who did so much … Continue reading

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Jan 28, 1943 – Thursday

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This is getting old stuff witting the same thing over and over again. But not much is happening to write about. We played cribbage again tonight and I lost some more. I now owe $14.60. I sure hope our luck … Continue reading

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Letter Home – January 27, 1943

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Your Mother and Dad Well we finally won a ball game. We played another engineer outfit Sunday and won 5 to 4. I thought we were going to get beat though as we were behind 421 until the first of … Continue reading

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