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Letters from the Past

101 EpisodesProduced by Scott GintherWebsite

In 1944 my grandfather crossed the Atlantic to join the European Campaign of World War 2. Season 1 of this podcasts covers that letters from my grandfather to my grandmother during the war. This was the jumping off point for additional seasons focused on correspondence in other points in time on dif… read more

101 Episodes | 2020

Season 4: Episode 6: Myerstown Pennsylvania; March 16-31, 1955

November 2nd, 2020

8:15

In this season of Letters from the Past, we’re returning to the 20th century.  Specifically, Myerstown, PA a small town about 80 miles northwest of Philadelphia.  Instead of using letters as the primary source for these …

Season 4: Episode 5: Myerstown, PA March 1 - 15, 1955

October 30th, 2020

8:01

In this season of Letters from the Past, we’re returning to the 20th century.  Specifically, Myerstown, PA a small town about 80 miles northwest of Philadelphia.  Instead of using letters as the primary source for these …

Season 4: Episode 4: Myerstown Pennsylvania, February 15-28, 1955

October 28th, 2020

6:52

In this season of Letters from the Past, we’re returning to the 20th century.  Specifically, Myerstown, PA a small town about 80 miles northwest of Philadelphia.  Instead of using letters as the primary source for these …

Season 4: Episode 3: February 1 - 14th, 1955

October 26th, 2020

8:24

In this season of Letters from the Past, we’re returning to the 20th century.  Specifically, Myerstown, PA a small town about 80 miles northwest of Philadelphia.  Instead of using letters as the primary source for these …

Season 4: Episode 2: January 16-31st, 1955

October 23rd, 2020

7:49

In this season of Letters from the Past, we’re returning to the 20th century.  Specifically, Myerstown, PA a small town about 80 miles northwest of Philadelphia.  Instead of using letters as the primary source for these …

Season 4: Episode 1: January 1 - January 15th, 1955

October 21st, 2020

8:18

In this season of Letters from the Past, we’re returning to the 20th century.  Specifically, Myerstown, PA a small town about 80 miles northwest of Philadelphia.  Instead of using letters as the primary source for these …

Season 3: Episode 3: Land Purchase in Northern Ohio 1885-1886 (Final Episode)

October 19th, 2020

9:04

This episode focuses on the attempted purchase of land in the Sandusky, Ohio area by EJ Lockwood in the 1880s.

A married woman cannot make a deed without her husband's sign either in New York or Ohio.   Had I not better …

Season 3: Episode 2: Land Purchase in Northern Ohio 1885-1886

October 16th, 2020

5:44

This episode focuses on the attempted purchase of land in the Sandusky, Ohio area by EJ Lockwood in the 1880s.

It has been a long litigation and a large bill of cost to be paid by parties owning in the premises.  I have …

Season 3: Episode 1: Land Purchase in Northern Ohio, May 1884

October 14th, 2020

4:44

This episode focuses on the attempted purchase of land in the Sandusky, Ohio area by EJ Lockwood in the 1880s.  

Parkinson's Disease: Episode 8: May 1969 (Final Episode)

October 12th, 2020

7:50

This is the final episode of the season focusing on correspondence between a Parkinson's Disease sufferer and different doctors around the world as they work towards a treatment for the disease.

  

--- This episode …

Parkinson's Disease: Episode 7: February - April 1967

October 9th, 2020

8:53

This episode centers around the correspondence between a Parkinson's disease patient and his doctors as they push for a treatment of the disease.  

Parkinson's Disease: Episode 6: December 1966 - February 1967

October 7th, 2020

7:56

This episode focuses on the correspondence between a Parkinson's disease patient and his doctors as they search for a treatment.  

We do hope you are continuing to make progress and that your booklet proves to be an …

Parkinson's Disease: Episode 5: March - December 1966

October 5th, 2020

11:13

This episode focuses on the correspondence between a Parkinson's disease patient and multiple doctors as they search for a treatment for the disease. …

Parkinson's Disease: Episode 4: February-March 1966

October 3rd, 2020

11:15

This episode focuses on the correspondence between a Parkinson's Disease patient and his doctors as they search for a treatment for the disease.  

Parkinson's Disease: Episode 3: January, February 1966

October 1st, 2020

11:12

This episode focuses on the correspondence between a Parkinson's disease sufferer and multiple doctors as all parties push for a cure.  Some of the …

Parkinson's Disease: Episode 2: November - December 1965

September 29th, 2020

12:16

In this episode we get a look at the patient's initial analysis after time at the Wellesley Hospital and hear about some exciting advancements in the research for a cure.  

A few moments ago I dictated a note to the …

Parkinson's Disease: Episode 1: January 3rd & October 12th, 1965

September 25th, 2020

10:23

This episode focuses on the correspondence between a Parkinson's Disease patient and his Dr. in 1965 as they search for a treatment.  

Your physiotherapy department might be interested to know that in walking on a …

World War 2: Episode 84: October 29-30, 1945 (Final Episode)

September 24th, 2020

8:29

This episode focuses on the correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain deployed in Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.

This evening I’ve been playing cards with myself and baking potatoes to eat before I go to …

World War 2: Episode 83: October 19-26, 1945

September 23rd, 2020

11:16

This episode focuses on the correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain deployed in Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.  

Yesterday we went to Dachau and saw the concentration camp.  There is not much to see now. …

World War 2: Episode 82: October 8-17, 1945

September 22nd, 2020

11:52

This episode focuses on the correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain deployed in Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.  

I took time out to listen to the final three innings of that sixth game.  Betty I sure wish …

World War 2: Episode 81: October 2-7, 1945

September 19th, 2020

9:28

This episode centers around the correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain deployed in Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.  

Betty today I was offered the job of Div. Quartermastor, it calls for a major, I turned …

World War 2: Episode 80: September 23-30, 1945

September 18th, 2020

11:33

This episode centers on the correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain deployed in Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.

We had roast chicken …

World War 2: Episode 79: September 14-22, 1945

September 17th, 2020

9:59

This episode focuses on the correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain deployed in Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.  

Nally the other day decided to drive a tank.  Well he came hell bent into the Service …

World War 2: Episode 78: September 6-11, 1945

September 15th, 2020

9:28

This episode centers around the correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain deployed in Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.  

As the column of …

World War 2: Episode 77: September 1-6, 1945

September 13th, 2020

8:58

This episode centers around the correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain deployed in Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.  

Slept most of the afternoon and tonight the mess sgt had banana cream pie for me.  So …

World War 2: Episode 76: August 26th-31st, 1945

September 12th, 2020

9:14

This episode centers on the correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain deployed in Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.  

Everyone is getting …

World War 2: Episode 75: August 17th - 24th, 1945

September 11th, 2020

10:21

This episode focuses on the correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain deployed in Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.  

All morning we sat …

World War 2: Episode 74: August 10-16, 1945

September 10th, 2020

9:06

This episode focuses on the correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain stationed in Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.  

Do you think the war with Japan is over.  I hope so.  Then I can come home to you.  Return …

World War 2: Episode 73: August 5-9, 1945

September 9th, 2020

9:51

This episode focuses on the correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain deployed in Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.  

Had very nice billets there and had a bath, a evening meal and breakfast.  Saturday morning …

World War 2: Episode 72: July 16-26th, 1945

September 8th, 2020

9:06

This episode focuses on the correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain in Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.  

Betty it is awful hard to do …

World War 2: Episode 71: July 11-15th, 1945

September 5th, 2020

7:31

This episode focuses on the correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain deployed in Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.  

I sure hope I get to come home with the division in September, but I’ll be surprised if I …

World War 2: Episode 70: July 8-10, 1945

September 4th, 2020

8:04

Letters from an U.S. Army Captain deployed to Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.  

Janey I’m not sure what is in store for me but I surely …

World War 2: Episode 69: July 1-7th, 1945

September 3rd, 2020

8:26

This episode centers around the correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain in Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.  

I been so cold the last …

World War 2: Episode 68: June 25th - 30th, 1945

September 1st, 2020

6:15

This episode centers around the correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain in the 489th Armored Field Artillery Battalion, 7th Armored Division, located in Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.

The Battalion really …

World War 2: Episode 67: June 22-24th, 1945

August 31st, 2020

6:29

This episode focuses on the correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain in the 489th Armored Field Artillery Battalion, 7th Armored Division, in Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.  

The battalion won the …

World War 2: Episode 66: June 18-21st, 1945

August 30th, 2020

6:39

This episode focuses on the correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain in the 489th Armored Field Artillery Battalion, 7th Armored Division, in Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.

Lectures were given to Hq and …

World War 2: Episode 65: June 13-17th, 1945

August 29th, 2020

7:25

This episode focuses on the correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain in the 489th Armored Field Artillery Battalion, 7th Armored Division, located in Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.

Organization of the area …

World War 2: Episode 64: June 10-12th, 1945

August 28th, 2020

8:35

This episode focuses on the World War 2 correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain in the 7th Armored Division, 489th Armored Field Artillery Battalion in Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.  

The new week was …

World War 2: Episode 63: June 7th - 9th, 1945

August 27th, 2020

7:01

This episode focuses on the World War 2 correspondence from a U.S. Captain in the 7th Armored Division, 489th Armored Field Artillery Battalion, located in Konnern Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan. 

A new …

World War 2: Episode 62: June 3-6, 1945

August 26th, 2020

8:09

This episode focuses on the World War 2 correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain in Konnern, Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.  He is in the 489th Armored Field Artillery Battalion, Seventh Armored Division.  

World War 2: Episode 61: May 28th - June 1st, 1945

August 25th, 2020

6:13

This episode focuses on the World War 2 correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain in Konnern, Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.  

A battalion movie theatre was set up in Konnern, and plans were made for …

World War 2: Episode 60: May 20th - 27th, 1945

August 24th, 2020

9:57

This episode focuses on World War 2 correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain in Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.  

Intensive and complete maintenance of vehicles and all other equipment was begun in this …

World War 2: Episode 59: May 18th - 19th, 1945

August 23rd, 2020

5:43

This episode focuses on the World War 2 correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain in Germany and his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.  

In my area I have …

World War 2: Episode 58: May 8th - 14th, 1945

August 21st, 2020

6:08

This episode focuses on World War 2 correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain in Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.  

Hq Battery had two wineries in their area, and the contents of both were well depleted by …

World War 2: Episode 57: May 2nd - 7th, 1945

August 19th, 2020

6:28

This episode focuses on World War 2 correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain in Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.  

Berlin capitulated …

World War 2: Episode 56: April 30th - May 1st, 1945

August 17th, 2020

5:59

This episode focuses on the World War 2 correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain in Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.  

All personnel were billeted in houses for the period of occupation with strong interior …

World War 2: Episode 55: April 22nd - 27th, 1945

August 16th, 2020

5:47

This episode focuses on the World War 2 correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain in Germany to his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.  

Alerted for movement on 24 April, but no move made.  USO shows and movies provided …

World War 2: Episode 54: April 15th - 21st, 1945

August 15th, 2020

8:56

This episode focuses on the correspondence between a U.S. Army Captain in Germany and his wife in Three Oaks, Michigan.  

House which the command post occupied today belonged to German prisoner now in Camp Bowie, Texas, …

World War 2: Episode 53: April 7th - 14th, 1945

August 14th, 2020

20:30

This episode focuses on correspondence from an U.S. Army Captain to his wife in Michigan.  

About 27,000 allied prisoners, mostly Russians, liberated …

World War 2: Episode 52: April 2nd - 6th, 1945

August 13th, 2020

13:15

This episode centers on World War 2 correspondence from a U.S. Army Captain in Germany to his wife in Michigan.  

At 0615 on Thursday, 5 April, the battalion moved to Niedersfeld, where we closed at 0730.  This town …

World War 2: Episode 51: March 23rd - April 1st, 1945

August 12th, 2020

16:01

This episode focuses on World War 2 correspondence from a U.S. Army Captain in Germany to his wife in Michigan.  

Word was flashed back by radio that Lt Douglas, Lt Haas, and the 1/4 ton driver, Pfc Devine, had been …

World War 2: Episode 50: March 17th - 21st, 1945

August 11th, 2020

7:46

This episode revolves around World War 2 correspondence from a U.S. Army Captain in Germany to his wife in Michigan. 

Lt. Col Milner went over the …

World War 2: Episode 49: March 13th - 16th, 1945

August 10th, 2020

7:57

This episode consists of World War 2 letters from an U.S. Army Captain in Germany to his wife in Michigan.  

During the next few days spring-like weather arrived, giving a lift to morale and an opportunity for personal …

World War 2: Episode 48: March 8th - 12th, 1945

August 9th, 2020

10:04

This episode consists of World War 2 correspondence from a U.S. Army Captain in Germany to his wife in Michigan. 

During the night of 10-11 March, the Bn passed another important milestone in its career when the 100,000 …

World War 2: Episode 47: March 3rd - 7th, 1945

August 8th, 2020

10:57

This episode consists of details from the World War 2 correspondence of a U.S. Army Captain in Germany to his wife in Michigan. 

The battalion crossed the Roer River which had proved such a stubborn obstacle in the path …

World War 2: Episode 46: February 24th - March 2nd, 1945

August 7th, 2020

7:37

This episode of the podcast focuses on the World War 2 letters of a U.S. Army Captain in Germany, late spring 1945.

"As the month ended, our …

Episode 45: February 19th - 23rd, 1945

August 6th, 2020

9:44

World War 2 letters from a U.S. Army Captain in Europe to his wife in Michigan.

The 23rd saw the opening of the large-scale 1st and 9th Army attack across the Roer in the sector to our north.  Our own immediate front …

Episode 44: February 12th - 18th, 1945

August 5th, 2020

7:20

World War 2 Letters from U.S. Army Captain in Europe to his wife in Michigan.  

The almost continuous rain and damp in combination with a spring thaw had played havoc with the little country roads and if we were to keep …

Episode 43: February 3rd - 11th, 1945

August 4th, 2020

9:39

World War 2 letters from a U.S. Army Captain in Europe to his wife in Michigan.

The night firing continued, 1961 rds being the total.  The week had accounted for a greater ammunition expenditure than at any time since …

Episode 42: January 28th - February 2nd, 1945

August 3rd, 2020

8:32

World War 2 letters from a U.S. Army Captain in Belgium to his wife in Michigan.  

The battalion remained comfortable billeted in homes on the outskirts of Verviers.  The weather was warm and the snow that had covered …

Episode 41: January 17th - 27th, 1945 (Culmination of the Battle of the Bulge)

August 2nd, 2020

12:44

World War 2 letters from U.S. Army Captain in Belgium to his wife in Michigan.

1157 rounds were fired and with this expenditure, the 489th moved past the 75,000 mark, total ammunition expenditure since debarkation on …

Episode 40: January 11th - 16th, 1945

August 1st, 2020

8:23

Letters from U.S. Army Captain in Europe to his wife in Michigan.

The trip was anything but an easy one -- the roads were in great part narrow …

Episode 39: January 7th - January 9th, 1945

July 31st, 2020

6:46

Letters from U.S. Army Captain in Europe to his wife in Michigan.

On January 7th, an unusual incident took place when a buzz-bomb fell in the Service Battery area.  

This has been a terrible day.  A typical Michigan …

Episode 38: January 3rd - 6th, 1945

July 30th, 2020

7:38

Letters from a World War 2 U.S. Army captain in Europe to his wife in Michigan.  

The 4th dawned cold and gray and before the battalion had time to …

Episode 37: December 28th, 1944 - January 2nd, 1945 (Battle of the Bulge)

July 29th, 2020

8:18

Letters from U.S. Captain in Belgium to his wife in Michigan.

On the last day of the old year, the sector was very quiet.  Exactly at midnight, as …

Episode 36: December 25th - 27th, 1944 (Battle of the Bulge)

July 28th, 2020

7:07

By 0600 of the 25th, the bn closed in at La Fourche, but circumstances made this Christmas a dismal one.  

Xmas, what a day.  I had K-rations this time.  The only thing that turned out nice was I received five packages. …

Episode 35: December 20th - 24th, 1944 (Battle of the Bulge)

July 27th, 2020

8:07

Details from the Battle of the Bulge from a battle journal of the 489th Armored Field Artillery Division, 7th Armored Division, U.S. Army.  

The 20th …

Episode 34: December 17th - December 19th, 1944 (The Battle of the Bulge)

July 25th, 2020

9:23

The 489th Armored Field Artillery Division, 7th Armored Division, leaves Germany and enters Belgium to engage in the battle.  

It was rumored -- more vaguely -- that there was some sort of trouble.

Overhead there was a …

Episode 33: December 12th - December 16th, 1944 (The Battle of the Bulge begins.)

July 24th, 2020

8:56

Letters from U.S. Army Captain in Germany to his wife in Michigan just as the Battle of the Bulge begins.  

Well honey it finally happened.  Yes from …

Episode 32: December 7th - 11th, 1944

July 23rd, 2020

10:08

World War 2 Letters from U.S. Army 1st Lieutenant in Germany to his wife in Michigan.

There was a heavy round haze on the ninth, and intermittent rain and snow turned the roads into rutted, muddy traps.

Sometimes this …

Episode 31: December 2nd - December 6th, 1944

July 22nd, 2020

8:26

World War 2 letters from a 1st Lieutenant in Germany to his wife in Michigan.

The 3rd was another cold wet day with a strong wind whipping across the …

Episode 30: November 25th - December 1st, 1944

July 21st, 2020

11:05

World War 2 detail through letters.  

We could see the full impact of total war on Germany.  there was not a single house what was not partially or …

Episode 29: November 17th - 24th, 1944

July 20th, 2020

8:04

Thanksgiving the 23rd turned out to be a day of cold, driving rain but this failed to dampen the celebration.

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving.  So I have …

Episode 28: November 13th - 15th, 1944

July 19th, 2020

7:23

One had only to stand a few moments on the main route thru Rijkholt and see the masses of troops and supplies moving swiftly northwards to realize …

Episode 27: November 4th - November 10th, 1944

July 18th, 2020

11:44

The 9th dawned cold and bleak and during the morning, the first snow of the year lightly powdered the surrounding fields.  

Well the election is now …

Episode 26: October 30th - November 3rd, 1944

July 17th, 2020

14:23

The country itself here clearly showed the imprint of war because in this land of small farms and peaceful orchards, there was hardly a house that …

Episode 25: October 26th - 29th, 1944

July 16th, 2020

9:02

On the night of the 27-28th, the enemy attempted a rubber-boat-crossing in force on the town of Nederweert.  

Last night I went to a little beer tavern across the road from me and stayed two hours.  They had a sax and …

Episode 24: October 18th - 22nd, 1944

July 15th, 2020

6:45

There was a small amount of patrol activity at night by Germans crossing the canal in rubber boats.  

Nally made 1st Lt. yesterday.  And lord knows …

Episode 23: October 13th - 15th, 1944

July 14th, 2020

6:19

German patrols entered the little Dutch town of El and a street fight with knives, grenades and rifles ensued.  

The only thing that gets me is it …

Episode 22: October 3rd - 12th, 1944

July 13th, 2020

11:05

He waited 'till the enemy was within 200 yds of our advance fox-holes and then laid down a concentration right on them.  

I get so damn blue and …

Episode 21: September 18th - October 2nd, 1944

July 10th, 2020

12:42

On 27 Sept, we reached our destination of Cothom near Hasselt, Belgium.  On Sept 28th, the battalion received orders to move north to a Division …

Episode 20: September 16th and 17th, 1944

July 9th, 2020

5:53

On the 16th of Sept, the battalion moved out towards the river at 0715.  The Moselle was crossed without incident in a heavy smoke screen.

I sure don’t know what I’ll sleep in tonight because everything is wet.  Reminds …

Episode 19: September 10th - 15th, 1944

July 8th, 2020

9:06

The night was exceptionally misty and the roads greasy with mud from a downpour in the late afternoon

Honey I’ve been so darned busy all the time getting stuff or taking care of myself.

I’m okay, and still doing fine. …

Episode 18: September 6th - 9th, 1944

July 7th, 2020

8:47

The battalion fires called for forced the enemy to keep under cover and resulted in the withdrawal to safety of the crew of nearly all the …

Episode 17: September 2nd - September 4th, 1944

July 6th, 2020

5:35

September 3 to 5th were spent in the open fields about Bras in much needed maintenance work on all equipment.  

Well the tent and me were both picked up and dumped into the slit trench.

The other day I got a German …

Episode 16: August 25th - September 1st 1944

July 5th, 2020

11:59

In the early morning hours of the 27th, a German PX supply train of 23 vehicles blundered into our assembly area and was completely annihilated.  

I’m lucky if I get two to three hours sleep per day.

What I want you to …

Episode 15: August 19th - August 24th, 1944

July 4th, 2020

11:26

My grandfather engages the Germans south of Paris.  

An unusual incident was the capturing of 12 snipers, a platoon of anti-tank guns, many bicycles, weapons and documents in a cache located in the battalion area.  

Episode 14: August 9th - August 18th 1944

July 3rd, 2020

10:11

On August 9th the 489th Battalion arrived at Omaha Beach.  

After a short stiff fight the town was cleared of all but rear-guard sniper action.

I bet you have been worrying about me, especially as we were not allowed to …

Episode 13: August 1st - August 7th, 1944

July 2nd, 2020

9:34

Nally got a hold of some liquor last night and per usual was no good to anyone again today.

Received your pictures honey.  Here is my impression.  I …

Episode 12: July 24th - July 30th 1944

July 1st, 2020

9:14

"It has been cold here the last couple days.  If this keeps up I’m going to need a fire twenty four hours a day."

You claim you never dream of me. …

Episode 11: July 17th - July 23rd 1944

June 30th, 2020

9:03

Last night they had a lottery for 24 qt of whisky.

I asked Fred if Lee got any kind of a commendation. Fred said “Hell no, none I know of”.  You figure the rest.

Bill located his Scotch and had a fair shine on when he …

July 12th - July 16th 1944

June 29th, 2020

8:08

My grandfather visits London.  

"Everything is the same.  Each day the same.  So goes life in the European Theatre."

"Bill and I went to London.  Saw more of that city than I have seen of our own capital."

"Now they got …

July 4th 1944 - July 10th 1944

June 27th, 2020

7:43

My grandfather continues to wait for deployment from England.  He finally receives correspondence from my grandmother.  

"Honey I am still physically …

June 25th - July 2nd 1944

June 25th, 2020

9:02

My grandfather and his battalion remain in England waiting to cross the channel.  

"Have finally found a place to get Coca-Cola by the glass."

June 21st - June 24th 1944

June 24th, 2020

6:27

My grandfather continues to wait in England for their eventual deployment onto the continent.  

"I guess the sooner I get in it the sooner I’ll be …

June 8th - June 18th 1944

June 22nd, 2020

9:11

My grandfather's battalion leaves the U.S. on the Queen Mary arriving in Scotland before heading to England.  

June 1st - June 5th 1944

June 21st, 2020

6:15

My grandfather struggles with loneliness and makes some "interesting" comments about my grandmother's tendency to delay getting dressed for the day.  

May 28th through May 30th 1944

June 19th, 2020

4:53

Memorial day 1944 comes and goes as my grandfather waits to head to Europe.  

May 22nd, 23rd and 27th - 1944

June 7th, 2020

5:30

My grandfather gets a black eye playing basketball.  

May 7th - May 20th 1944

June 6th, 2020

6:58

My grandparents make plans for their final visit before my grandfather goes to Europe.  

April 28th - May 6th 1944

June 4th, 2020

8:12

The Battalion heads to the Northeast.  

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