had to really work to get the extra food ready for Thanksgiving

Nov 27, 1950;
Dear Opal, Jim, and Marion;

Howdy! received you letter and as always, I was real glad to receive it. Continue reading

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They had the nerve to gig me on my beard

Nov 26,
Dear Folks;

Howdy!  Well here it is the end of another weekend.  I sure hate to see Monday come.  Work again. Continue reading

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I have C.2. Runner duty now

Thanksgiving Day -0026 (12:26 AM)
Howdy Mom, Dad, and Grandpa;

Well after getting all of 5 hours sleep last nite, I have Cl2. Runner duty now. Continue reading

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Been in 7 weeks 19 months and 1 week left

Nov 24, 1950
Dear Mom, Dad, and Grandpa;

Howdy people.  Well last time I got to write, I was on duty.  Now I’m still on duty.  Continue reading

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bought a pen; It writes in red, green, and blue

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Squad leader yelling in my ear

Nov. 20, 1950
Dear Mom & Dad; and Grandpa

Well I lived thru the nite.  I woke up wiht the squad leader yelling in my ear, Continue reading

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Some of the fellows sure are lousy people

Nov 19, 1950
Dear Folks,

Well I caught up on a little sleep. Continue reading

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I was put in charge of some men to clean up a wharehouse

Nov. 18, 1950
Dear Mom & Dad;

Howdy!  Well I’ve finally going to have an evening off.  I think this is Sat. Continue reading

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You should see how drippy I look with a helmet liner on

Nov 17,1950
Dear Mom and Dad;

I just got back from working at 5:45 and go back aat 6:30.  We worked until 10:30 last nite. Continue reading

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just in time to get to attention and look General Mark Clark in the face

Nov 16, 1950
Dear Mom & Dad;

Well I’ve got to rush this letter too.  I just got back from a 6  mile hike, ate, got your letter, am writing a letter and expect to hear the whistle any minute. Continue reading

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