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Letter to Mom and Dad [July 23, 1953]

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

July 23, 1953

Dear Mom and Dad,

I just got through putting in my two hours extra duty. I'm digging one of the finest holes you've ever seen, 6' x 6' x 6'. I'm really sweating.

we're waiting for the mail call. I got two letters from you last night. One was written while you were at Niagara Falls and the other when you reached home. I was happy to receive both.

It's still raining as usual. They're firing quite a few rounds now. I think the Chinks are making another assault. I'll know soon enough. There's no sweat as long as the lines stay in.

The truce talks seem to be getting warm but still the fighting goes on. What are they waiting for?

I feel pretty good now. I washed off in the stream. I feel as though I could sleep about 12 hours. I'll probably sleep right through breakfast. Tell Aunt Elizabeth thanks for her letters.

I'm going to sleep now. Till next letter.



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