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 Letter to Herbert [12/4/1944]

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In Germany, December 4, 1944

Dear Herbert,

I am confirming the receipt of your letter of November 15. As always I am very glad to hear trom you.. With the same mail I also received a letter trom dear mother. I am enclosing a letter for her, please mail it at the first opportunity to her. This is only a trial, I think mail goes faster to you than directly trom here to Palestine. Some letters take 3 to 4 months as mother stated.. I hope you are doing well healthwise, the same trom me.. You probably received my last letter. When you answer use the above address nothing has changed, this address is only for mailing purpose for mail that does not come directly trom the USA.

It is quite cold here but I am rather well prepared for it, as you can see trom the letter to mother. "Uncle Sam" provides everything, even underwear is plentiful available. I am even the proud owner of 2 overcoats (one for the Sunday afternoon stroll) but I have never had the urge. I don't want to see those pigs unless it is absolutely necessary. I can understand that you are a little envious, for me it is the realization of my dream I had in years. The stupid ones, not Aryan devils and "Jewish democracies" showed those swine who the masters are.

For the next coming generations they won't have the stomach to cause the world such Misery & Disaster. A very short time ago I experienced some special satisfaction. Driving along a road with the Jeep, suddenly the first time in Normandy the Lufwaffe showed up, 3 ME 109's approached very low flying with guns blazing. Too low for the AA to fire at them and give them a taste of our medicine. In the fraction of a second I stopped and took cover in a ditch. You probably know that feeling. It is lousy and unpleasant one feels helpless and vulnerable. I was so close and could have thrown a rock. Twenty minutes later in a little village the action was repeated. This time the planes flew a little higher and the AA opened up with everything they had, the explosions were deafening. In a few seconds the Luftwaffe had three planes less. A few minutes later I stood in front of one of the Pilots

Fond regards,

Hans

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