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Letter to Mom and Dad [May 18, 1953]

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

May 18, 1953

Dear Mom and Dad,

I received a letter from you and Ron today. Nothing much has happened lately. I got a good sunburn yesterday. I played a little basketball. After that, I practiced a bit with my pistol. I'm not a bad shot.

I washed my jeep a few minutes ago. In a few minutes I'm going to take a shower. Len Gainski's in Germany. Every time I read about some of the guys I know that are in the army, They always seem to be sent to Europe. I don't know of any of them in Korea.

I'm enclosing a picture from our paper. Its not me but it will give you an idea of what I look like in my bullet-proof vest.

I'm attached to the 1 st Bn. 32 nd Inf. Reg. Yesterday they received a Unit Citation from the President for their action on Triangle Hill. That happened before I got here.

Well, its shower time. I'll write soon.

P.S. The White Sox seem to be doing alright.



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