Decemner 17, 1918

| May 2, 2012

Letter No. 30 Trier, Germany, December 17, 1918 Dear Folks, We have had a man out in a machine scouting for our mail for the last week. Today he came back successful, having located three sacks of it. Out of the lot I gathered in eleven, and I’ll guarantee no other eleven were more welcome. […]

November 24, 1918

| April 11, 2012

**Journal** November 24, 1918 # 28. Busy all day. Snowed a little. Very cold. Expect to move up in a few days. Wrote a letter—Dad’s Day. No mail for a long time. Very comfortable in a billet with a French family. Letter No. 28 November 24, 1918 Dear Dad: Today is Dad’s day, so I […]

November 16-19, 1918

| April 4, 2012

**Journal** November 16, 1918 Rumors have it that we are going into Germany until peace is signed, and that then we will be the first to go home. Expect travel orders within a couple of days. Cold and clear now. Freezing all day. Nothing to do around here now. **Journal** November 17, 1918 Spent the […]

November 12-15, 1918

| April 2, 2012

**Journal** November 12, 1918 The paper says “The War is Won” and I guess they are right. The terms of the armistice are very binding on Germans and I can’t see how she can pull a surprise on us. Looks like the war will be settles by Xmas. Then for the States. **Journal** November 13, […]

November 10-11, 1918

| March 30, 2012

**Journal** November 10, 1918 Great news—Kaiser has quit! If he is thru, then German militarism will soon fall to pieces. Radio msg tonight from Foch says all allied operations will be suspended tomorrow at 11 A.M. Guess they are going to sign the armistice after all. **Journal** November 11, 1918 Hostilities ceased at 11 A.M. […]

November 6-9, 1918

| March 28, 2012

**Journal** November 6, 1918 Busy again all day. Rained last night which added to our woes. The roof leaked and the rain drove all of the rats and mice into our barracks. Rec’d more mail today, Oct. 1. **Journal** November 7, 1918 Telephone information just came saying Germany had come out with flag of truce […]

October 25, 1918

| March 14, 2012

**Journal** October 25, 1918 Letter 25. Received 18 letters today. They were all June and July mail that had been held up. Was mighty glad to get them. Went down to Bar-le-Duc for a bath today. Big push is on us by Grandpre. The Boche are resisting strongly here. Letter No. 25 France, October 25, […]

October 23-24, 1918

| March 12, 2012

**Journal** October 23, 1918 Clear all day today. Quite a change. Warm, too! Ships were on the go all day after photos. Lost Johnson and Kennedy by archies. No mail yet. Nothing new. Expect to move when mud dries up.       **Journal** October 24, 1918 Letter 24. Received good long letter from Paw […]

October 18, 1918

| March 5, 2012

Letter No. 23 France, October 18, 1918 Dear Folks: Just a few lines before going to bed. We are getting along O.K. in the same position we were in when I last wrote. Winter has set in for sure. It has been cloudy, foggy, and rainy for the last week. The mud has consequently been […]

October 3-7, 1918

| February 20, 2012

**Journal** October 3, 1918 Lines have not changed much today. Not much activity. Saw Roland Meyer today. He is in Chause nearby. He shot down a Boche yesterday and got his insignia and iron cross. Clear and much warmer. No mail today. **Journal** October 4, 1918 Attack started this A.M. again. The old 1st Div. […]