Jan 22, 1945 Dear Ann, About time I drop you this will be sight a line again. What goes on back in Ida + its surroundings? Everyone is the same here, We did have a big snow storm couple days ago. So now we have about eight inch of snow. It looks so pretty out
Sat Jan 14, 1945 Dear Ben + All, I don’t have much to do this afternoon So I will spend a bit of the time writing. Well what have you been doing? and how cold is it there? It is colder than heck over here especially at night the days warm up a wee bit.
VMAIL Jan 2, 1945 Bear Ben, Just a couple days ago I wrote to you but since then It came to my mine that Jan the 11the is your birthday. So I we send you this Vmail for a card. Happy Birthday! Boy its darn cold out today. I believe last night it was near
Dec 31, 1944 Dear Ben, Helen and children. Will write you one more letter this year. Only eight more hours before the year of 1945, So if this war ends in 1944 it better hurry, kinda looks like it won’t. But my guess it will be over before June. That is the latest it may
Dec 25, 1944 Christmas in Luxemburg Dear Ann,Well here it is Christmas and I am thankful I am back in a place I can write. Yesterday we came back from the front, Those darn Krauts certainly tried to give us a bad time. “They” did. But in turn we give them a bad time and
Dec 2 1944 Germany Dear Ann; I put off writing to you thinking I would get my pen or some sort of package from you. But so far nothing has come. When it did come I was going to answer right away. That I received it. But now I decided to write so now I