|Letter to Mom and Dad [June 16, 1953]
Pvt. E. L. Pierzchalski US55263754
Hqtrs.Btry. 48 F.A.Bn.
June 16, 1953
Dear Mom and Dad,
It's really hot again. It's got me feeling real lazy.
Me, get married when I get home? Never hatchie, never happen. When I get liberated from this army I want to enjoy my freedom for a while. I've got taksan time to make up.
We've got a hillbilly program on. They are playing the song "The Hills of Korea". It's sung by GI's. The song really shows how we feel up here.
I received your letters of June 5 & 7 today.
I've got Klekot's address. He's been writing me for quite a while.
They read something today concerning the Armistice, if it ever comes about. If it does, it won't change a thing. It will give the Chinese a chance to move supplies up. Right now they're having trouble doing this because of our planes and artillery. If they have a cease fire it won't get me home any sooner. We have to be especially watchful now because this armistice can be violated at any time. An armistice, if we get one, is no cause for celebration. It may be only a "breather" or it may be a permanent. I only hope they sign it soon.
That's all for now, it's chow time.