Army Life – Pop, Old Boy – Lad Writes About Christmas, 1944 – May 6, 1945

A snippet of World War 2.

"Greatest Generation" Life Lessons

Lad is currently in Marseilles, near the southern coast of France, with his Battalion.

Alfred Pebody Guion

6 May 1945

Pop – Old Boy !-

How are you honestly feeling? I’ve had a cold which I got some time last week, but it is diminishing in severity each day, and today I feel better than yesterday. In about a few days (that’s pinning it down, isn’t it?) it should be nearly gone. Maybe all gone.

Received a letter from Dan last night which he wrote on 19 Apr. so possibly by now you’ve already heard from him. Just in case, I think I’ll send the letter on and if you don’t want it you may give it to Marian. This week has been very much like one in March. Snow, rain and cold wind. A little sun. The first couple of days we had snow but since then, rain.

No…

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One thought on “Army Life – Pop, Old Boy – Lad Writes About Christmas, 1944 – May 6, 1945

  1. Janet – I’m glad you thought this letter was interesting. I sure did. Thank you for spreading the word about how life was for those alive during World War II.

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