Tag Archives: World War 2

Charles Bruns recipient of French Legion of Honor

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

Posted in Commentary | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Jan 28, 1943 – Thursday

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

Posted in 1943, Diary | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Jan 28, 1943 – Thursday

Letter Home – January 27, 1943

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

Posted in 1943, Letters | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Letter Home – January 27, 1943