there is nothing like Mich beer

Dear Ann, Well I am on guard again today. A little different guard all I done this morning was rode on a truck with my gun and had to watch two prisoners. We were hauling coal for the barracks. Some of the prisoners are sorta tough and some are not so bad. Most of them Read more

First night in a pup tent

POSTMARKED TACOMA, WASH., Feb 16 7 PM 1942 Pvt. Felix E. Swehla Co B 803 T.D. Bn APO 319 Ft. Lewis, Wash. Feb 13, 1942 Dear Ann, Will start this letter but don’t think I’ll have time to finish it. We left Ft Lewis yesterday. Now we on a beach on the Ocean. Aren’t doing Read more

Feb 17, 1942

Dear Ben, Well we are back in Ft. Lewis Wash again, we were suppose to stay out  on the coast for about 3-5 week. Bu Sunday P.M. They said pack up and be ready to move back in one hour. So here we are, I guess some Inf outfit is out there now. The weather Read more

I am 5th class Technician

Dear Ann, Received your letter today so I think I will answer it right away. It Monday night 7:30 I just got in a while ago we was out practicing driving the Half Tracks Trucks. we broke our spring then we could not steer it so we had to sit out there till a recker Read more