Monday, October 18, 1943

Dearest Gee. Just finished sending those old letters to you. Think I told you there is some cards in there from some of the bridge gang. Got a nice letter from Coe today. That’s all I’ve got so far. Isn’t get any yesterday. Coe says that Aunt Pauline told her that she thought I hadContinue reading “Monday, October 18, 1943”

Sunday, October 17, 1943

Dearest Gee. Hello again, each time I think it’s the last letter for awhile and then we still hang around. Guess I’ll write as long as I can tho. This sure is one hell of a day. It’s been raining all day long. Got up this morning and it was raining and it’s never stopped.Continue reading “Sunday, October 17, 1943”

Saturday, October 16, 1943

Dearest Gee. Well, Christmas arrived today. Got three packages. Opened Mom’s candy as it wasn’t marked Xmas and then I got yours and Mom’s letter today and she told me what it was so I guess it was alright to open it. The other two I stuck in my B[arracks] bag so I won’t evenContinue reading “Saturday, October 16, 1943”

Friday, October 15, 1943

Dearest Gee. Received your Tuesday letter this noon so will try answering it now. Got a few minutes before I have to turn in some clothes. I have to turn in my service shoes finally. Have been lugging them around for lo these many months and they are just now getting around to having themContinue reading “Friday, October 15, 1943”

Thursday, October 14, 1943 (second letter)

Dearest Gee. Just got that delovely letter at five o’clock. I had two bucks that I was hanging on to for dear life so I really wasn’t dead broke. I had visions for awhile of going to New York with Close. Thought maybe the Captain would give us a pass from Friday night till MondayContinue reading “Thursday, October 14, 1943 (second letter)”

Thursday, October 14, 1943

Dearest Gee. No letter from you yet today. Maybe I’ll get one tonight. Haven’t got much to write about so I’ll just have to ramble. It was windy than hell this morning and has been all day. This morning we had one calisthenics and a little oration and drill on guard duty. Had a lotContinue reading “Thursday, October 14, 1943”

Wednesday, October 13, 1943

Dearest Gee. Got the “combination” letter today, kid. Got quite a kick out of it. Even that Leanne wrote. I don’t know her of course but gee, kid, ain’t you jealous? Boy, this morning we really had a work-out. Had rifle calisthenics and that never is fun. Then we drilled and drilled till we wereContinue reading “Wednesday, October 13, 1943”

Tuesday, October 12, 1943

Dearest Gee. Well, how do you feel today? Sure wish you’d quit having those bad old spells. Anytime you get sick you call the doctor. I got your nice donation yesterday, thank you. We’re all broke but happy. Nearly everyone has allotments or sent their money home because they thought they were leaving right awayContinue reading “Tuesday, October 12, 1943”

Monday, October 11, 1943

Dearest Gee. Got your Wed, Thursday, and Saturday letters today, kid. Also got one from Sis. What are you trying to do, ride the sick book to? Being sick to your stomach don’t sound like nerves to me. Why don’t you have the doctor anyway when you’re sick? Do you have to ask your motherContinue reading “Monday, October 11, 1943”

Saturday, October 9, 1943

Dearest Gee. Just finished eating — terrible on account it was fish again — and no butter. Guess we used all our points up. Thought I’d better write this noon as I want to go to town tonight. Think I’ll take in some shows over the week-end. This will be the first week-end that IContinue reading “Saturday, October 9, 1943”