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Letter to Mom and Dad [November 23, 1953]

Pvt. E. L. Pierzchalski US55263754
Hqtrs.Btry. 48 F.A.Bn.
A.P.O. #7

Nov. 23, 1953

Dear Mom and Dad,

Yesterday was the first off day I've had for a long time. Temperature is near the zero mark at night. It's tried to snow but it melts quickly.

This afternoon I'm going to go to school. It's a wire school. After that, we're going to radio. They're sending us a few hours each afternoon for a couple of weeks. The teachers don't know what they're teaching but it's warmer and easier than hauling sand.

We had an inspection this morning. I really flopped but I don't give a damn. If things go right, I may be home sooner that what I'm counting on. I hope so. I got your letter of November 12.

We're supposed to be free Thanksgiving. At night we're having a double-feature movie. Oh Joy!!

I'm on guard duty tonight from 8 - 10 and 2 - 4. Since the inspection was such a flop today, we're having it again tomorrow.

That's all for now. I got the last Sporting News so there's no sweat on it.

Last night I got a letter from a girl that was over five feet long.

Love

Eddie

 
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