January 30, 1919

| June 27, 2012

Romorantin, France, January 30, 1919 Dear Folks: Well, we arrived here last night at 8:30, after two days of traveling. We went up to headquarters at once and sure enough there we found our orders to proceed to Angers for transportation to the States, and we also found some long lost mail. I had eight […]

January 13, 1919

| June 4, 2012

Romorantin, France, January 13, 1919 Dear Folks: Arrived here on the 10th at 11 A.M. Reported and was soon located in barracks with my own cot and bed roll. Ever since I have been meeting old time friends of College Park days. There are at least ten of us here waiting for orders to a […]

November 19, 1918

| April 6, 2012

Letter No. 27 France, November 19, 1918 Dear Folks: When you get this letter, I will have been in Germany about three weeks or a month—the place we have been waiting so long to set foot on. We are attached to the 3rd Army of Occupation. We feel quite proud of the honor, as very […]

October 29, 1918

| March 19, 2012

**Journal** October 29, 1918 Letter 26. Wonderful day. Just like a summer day. Warm and clear. Flying all day long. Attack is brewing up here at Verdon. Fresh rumors of Austria quitting. We are anxious to see the papers. Received three letters, one from Modesto, Aunt Karrie and Aura in N.Y. Letter No. 26 France, […]

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 16-18, 1918

| March 2, 2012

**Journal** October 16, 1918 Rain all day. No flights. Received two letters, Aug. 1 and 15. Looks like war will continue, hope it does if Boche doesn’t surrender unconditionally. These are dull days.   **Journal** October 17 Nothing doing today. Rain and cloudy all day. Played cards all morning and walked up to Remicourt and […]

October 12, 1918

| February 27, 2012

**Journal** October 12, 1918 Rain all day, no flights. Fine news from the British front. Sent home an Xmas coupon so I can get a box. Received a letter from Henry Hildreth from Paris. He was leaving for Italy. France, October 12, 1918 Dear Folks, I am enclosing a coupon for a “Christmas Box.” They […]

October 11, 1918

| February 24, 2012

Letter No. 22 France, October 11, 1918 Dear Folks, Received your letter 14 about a week ago. Those between 4 and 14 excepting No. 8 are still missing. They will turn up soon I guess. The mail has been coming rather hit and miss for the last month. The Republicans don’t seem to be able […]

October 2, 1918

| February 17, 2012

October 2, 5 P.M. I was interrupted the other evening and had to stop short. Two very busy days have passed since, yesterday and today. We were up this morning at 5:30; and, say, if you don’t think it was cold. Several radiators on our trucks froze up. Believe me, the nice warm bed feels […]