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Letter Home – July 8, 1945

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Dear Mother & Dad; We left Salzburg the 6th of July, and it took us two days to get to our zone of occupation. We are in a small village about 24 miles from Kassel, Germany. We are to take … Continue reading

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July 6, 1945 – Friday

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Didn’t go to bed all night as we had to get up at 3 o’clock any way. Lore and I talked till time to go. Poor kid cried and cried and I didn’t feel so good myself. I really got … Continue reading

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April 26, 1945 – Thursday

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Dago and I caught three chickens and put them in a bag as we were moving and we would eat them tomorrow. We moved right after dinner. Lucky for us that we had just got by an area that Germany … Continue reading

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April 17, 1945 – Tuesday

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Went back after the other load this morning with the extra truck that had come back from the QM. Now things should go better. We were back only to find out that we were leaving after dinner. We moved out … Continue reading

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April 13, 1945 – Friday

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We stayed in this area all day. Dago started the generator and we listened to the radio. We left after supper. We are heading toward Bamberg. We set up our tent and went to sleep. Germany was over bombing and … Continue reading

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Letter Home – April 5, 1945

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Dear Mother & Dad; Just a line to let you know I’m Okea and still trying to get back to the company. This makes the 3rd repo depot that I have been too, but I guess it will be the … Continue reading

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April 3, 1945 – Tuesday

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Was put on the alert to leave tonight after chow. We left at 8:00 for the 71st Repo Depot. We rode in an open truck without any top. It rained on us and our raincoats were in the bottom of … Continue reading

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February 7, 1945 – Wednesday

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There is little to write about. The Division is just holding and are dug in along the Rhine river. Germany threw a few shells around last night. Must have been a tank. Went to a show at the 15th Inf.

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February 4, 1945 – Sunday

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Germans are holed up in a walled city. There is a moat around the city, also three walls. It will be a tough nut to crack. Germany has been throwing a few shells back at us but not much. Played … Continue reading

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February 2, 1945 – Friday

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The company put in another foot bridge. Germany was over with his air force today, bombing and strafing. They had some jet propelled planes that went so fast you could hardly see them. The ack, ack wasn’t even close to … Continue reading

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