Saturday, November 6, 1943

Dearest Gee. I wrote you two regular letters because I didn’t have any V-mail but Lee just let me have this sheet. It should be much faster than regular mail. I’m feeling fine and getting along okay. At present we are just somewhere in [redacted]. That’s all I can say on that score. I likeContinue reading “Saturday, November 6, 1943”

Friday, November 5, 1943

[Location redacted] Dearest Gee. Have a few minutes to spare now so will drop you a line to let you know I arrived safe and sound. We had a swell trip but I’m glad that part is over. The climate is really nice. Things look so queer to me here. If I only had myContinue reading “Friday, November 5, 1943”

Monday, October 25, 1943

Dearest Gee. Had another mail call today and I rated four. Got two nice ones from you, kid, and a swell one from Mom, and one of Mildred’s supers. Lord. I sure have been sweating over these letters. You say you haven’t heard from Chick for quite awhile? I suppose they are holding up hisContinue reading “Monday, October 25, 1943”

Friday, October 22, 1943

Dearest Gee. As you’ve probably noticed we now have an APO number. Our new address will be: Name, Ser. No.Service Co, Service Bn. First Special Service ForceAPO# 4994C/O Postmaster, New York, New York About all I can say right now is that I’m fine. I got your Sunday letter before we left. So Harry hasContinue reading “Friday, October 22, 1943”

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”

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)”

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”