The election is over and I voted for the man that won.

Nov 20, 1944 Dear Ben, I recieved your V-mail the 19th that was yesterday. you wrote it the 1st, took nearly three weeks to get here.  Ha! ha! So now you use 20 gauge shells in the 16 guage. Ha. Too bad I wasn’t there I would have rubbed it in. Boy! would “Al” have Read more

I suppose you are busy with the corn.

Nov 6, 1944 Dear Ben + All: Just now finished reading your Vmail so before I go to bed I will scratch off a few lines to you. Glad that all of you keep well. I am still all in one hunk and feel just fine. By the way you mentioned getting one of my Read more

And the Sigrid line was very rough.

Oct 26, 1944 Germany Dear Ann, This week I received about five or six letters from you. They must have been laid up. then all at once. they all come. I was glad to get them, and hope that your cold is better by now. I also had a little cold last week. But I Read more

there was one coal mine after another.

 VMAIL Oct 17, 1944 Dear Ben and All, I have been wondering how you made out on the first day of the season. hope you had good luck. Don’t forget to tell me how many you missed. Ha.  Well, I supposed you are digging potatoes about this time. Hope you have good weather. The weather Read more

They play American pictures. All talkies

VMAIL Oct 14, 1944 Holland  Dear Ann, Well my vacation here at the Ord ? is nearly to a end. I will drop you a few lines. When I get back to our Co. I may not get too much time to write.  I saw a real good show last nite It was the first Read more

I am celebrating my third year in the army by writing.

VMAIL Oct 9, 1944 Dear Ben, This is Monday afternoon Oct the 9th. I am celebrating my third year in the army by writing. Gosh when I left home who would have believed that I would be in the service three years and still plugging along. At this time I am at the Ord getting Read more

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