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Letter to Mom and Dad [March 16, 1953]

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

March 16, 1953

Dear Mom and Dad,

It's 3:45 a.m. I spent the morning on CW watch. This afternoon I was covering holes.

I received 4 letters today, 3 from you (Feb 12, Mar 3, Mar 4) and one from Norbert Klekot.

I just finished polishing my boots. Tomorrow (I mean today) we're having a presentation of awards. I'm part of a color guard. We have to have our shoes shined, clean clothes, and wear a red scarf. It ought to look sharp.

In our letter what's all the commotion about a Cadi?

I'm surprised to hear about Corky.

From what I know of the law, whether or not John Sisco runs an article in the paper, He's still responsible for his wife's debts.

I'm glad Donnie is back home. Can I hear the canary? The truth is, the only birds we have here are big crows. They're all over the place.

It's probably too late now, but I wanted a flashlight, not batteries. We've got so many batteries, we give them away 2 or 3 dozen at a time. We do need bulbs.

I've got music on now. It's a jam session. Just like those records I bought in Gary. Love that music!!

We never did get the Coldbar uniform. Twice we went down to the shower point to get them. We just missed them both time by seconds.

Just thinking about the sausage you sent makes my mouth water. Till then.



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