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. […]

December 27, 1918

| May 14, 2012

**Journal** December 27, 1918 Arrived Nancy this A.M. at 5:30. It took 12 hours to make the 60 miles. Staying at Red Cross hotel. Going to Colombey in the morning. Nancy, France, December 27, 1918 3:30 P.M. Dear Folks: Well, I may be on my way home and I may not be. I don’t know. […]

October 29, 1918

| March 21, 2012

France, October 29, 1918 Dear Dad: (How do you like your new title?) I have a new plaything now in the shape of a Corona typewriter, so will endeavor to put it into immediate use. Our squadron supply received a few recently, so I got hold of one for the Radio Department. It comes in […]

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 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 […]

October 8, 1917, 11:30 A.M.

| November 19, 2010

October 8, 1917, 11:30A.M. En Route to Camp Lewis Made a mistake. Still in California. Will cross line into Oregon about 12:30. Train has been delayed waiting for regular trains and stopping for meals, and changing cars last night. Will eat dinner at 1 o’clock at Ashland. Weather now warm. We get out at every […]

October 8, 1917, 6:00 A.M.

| November 17, 2010

October 8, 1917, 6A.M. Dunsmuir Breakfast here. Will see all Shasta country this morning. We changed last night at 10:30 to Pullmans. Had good sleep. We are just pulling into Dunsmuir now. Pretty country. Cool. Slept warm—steam heat. We keep the Pullmans for tonight, too. Fine crowd of fellows. Everybody all the time laughing and […]