|Letter to Mom and Dad [April 9, 1953]
Pvt. E. L. Pierzchalski US55263754
Hqtrs.Btry. 48 F.A.Bn.
April 9, 1953
Dear Mom and Dad,
Our liaison officer let us use his radio. Right now I'm laying on my bunk. I have a box next to the bed with a candle. While listening to the radio I'm writing. It really is a luxury to hear some music, otherwise when we're not working, we just wait, wait and wait. The music does make me homesick. The feeling received from the spring weather, music and a tired out feeling is tremendous.
Right now there's a program on "Mail from Home". They play music requested for GI's by friends in the USA.
I received the picture of Ted that you sent me. Thanks.
We had trouble with our lines that run past the tanks today. I was a little scared. The Chinese threw quite a bit of artillery our way. That was the fastest job we ever did!
When are you going to send me some photographs? The first time I wrote for them was in August. Nine months ago!!!
I'm pretty sleepy and starting to get crabby so I better sign off.