February 8-10, 1919

| July 9, 2012

Bordeaux, February 8, 1919 Dear Folks: Just a few lines. I arrived here yesterday at noon from Angers. My orders read to convey some Air Service material back to the States, so we (ten of us) are waiting here for the material to show up. As soon as it does we will have it loaded […]

February 2-5, 1919

| July 4, 2012

**Journal** February 2, 1919 Am held up with about 50 others. They have wired to headquarters for our cards. Wise is O.K. and is leaving tonight with 100 for Brest. Received lots of late mail here today. Expect to be here a week. **Journal** February 3, 1919 Camp closed. More left tonight for ports. It […]

February 1, 1919

| July 2, 2012

**Journal** February 1, 1919 Angers: Arrived here at 5 P.M. Big crowd, 200, leaving here tonight for Brest. They say if our records are complete we will go out tomorrow. Am afraid my qualification card will hold me up. Tours, France, February 1, 1919 Dear Folks, Have a few minutes here at the hotel before […]

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 29-30, 1919

| June 25, 2012

**Journal** January 29, 1919 Romorantin: Arrived in Paris at 10 A.M. Left there at 2:30 and arrived here at 8 P.M. Found orders to go to Angers and also eight letters. Gee, they looked good. Last one was December 18. Lot were missing. Leaving here tomorrow at 2 P.M. **Journal** January 30, 1919 Tours: Left […]

January 16, 1919

| June 8, 2012

Romorantin, France, January 16, 1919 Dear Folks: Well, tomorrow morning Lt. John Wise and myself start out to see southern sunny France, the place we have heard so much about. I suppose when we get there the “natives” will tell us the chilly weather, or cloudy sky, is very unusual for this time of year. […]

January 14-16, 1919

| June 6, 2012

**Journal** January 14, 1919 One more day nearer home. Rumors have it that no orders will be on their way for a week or ten days. Wise and I intend to go on 7 day leave to Nice and vicinity. Have a date with dentist tomorrow. **Journal** January 15, 1919 Dentist fixed me up partially […]

December 23, 1918

| May 9, 2012

**Journal** December 23, 1918 Rain all day today. Went over in town this afternoon. Packed up my trunk and am now ready to go. The S.O.S. is congested at present so I’ll probably have to wait at Colombey for a while. Trier, December 23, 1918 Dear Folks, Just another few lines to enclose these two […]

December 22, 1918

| May 7, 2012

Trier, December 22, 1918 Dear Folks: Just a line to send you some pictures. They are fairly good. Received some more mail yesterday dated October. One from Visalia, too, while you were there. Winter is here with all its cold weather, but we are very comfortable in our billets and mess hall. Have plenty of […]

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. […]