December 24-26, 1918

| May 11, 2012

**Journal** December 24, 1918 Xmas Eve! Very cold. It started to snow about 9:30 tonight, the first this winter. Intend to leave Trier tomorrow night at midnight for Toul. Will go to Colombey for orders to Tours. Expect big dinner tomorrow. **Journal** December 25, 1918 Had a very pleasant Xmas. Very good dinner and entertainment […]

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 […]

December 18-22, 1918

| May 4, 2012

**Journal** December 18, 1918 Nothing new today. Rain and fog. Spent the time in Trier and in sitting around mess hall. **Journal** December 19, 1918 Same as last day. We are going to have a dance tomorrow night in our mess hall. There are two evacuation hospitals here and a telephone exchange, so there will […]

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. […]

December 15-17, 1918

| April 30, 2012

**Journal** December 15, 1918 Sun was out all day. Very pleasant. Climbed upon the mountains near by and took pictures today. Very pretty view from up there. No mail yet. No news of moving. **Journal** December 16, 1918 Rain all day. Sat around the mess hall and played billiards. Too wet to walk around much. […]

December 11-14, 1918

| April 27, 2012

**Journal** December 11, 1918 Nothing new today. Spent a few hours in Trier looking in the windows. We have all taken a quinine in like to the people here and have as little to do with them as possible. They are two-faced. No mail. **Journal** December 12, 1918 Took down a picture of the Kaiser […]

December 9-10, 1918

| April 25, 2012

**Journal** December 9, 1918 Spent a few hours in Trier today. Had dinner there. Very good! Foggy all day. Can’t get our ships up here on new field. No mail. Have a hunch none is coming soon. **Journal** December 10, 1918 Spent the day seeing Trier, when I wasn’t’ busy at headquarters with radio stations. […]

December 8, 1918

| April 22, 2012

Letter No. 29 Trier, Germany, December 8, 1918 Dear Folks: It has been a long time since my last letter, which I find in my diary was written on the 24th of last month. A whole lot has happened since then and I have had no opportunity to write much. However, tonight I have finally […]

December 6-8, 1918

| April 20, 2012

**Journal** December 6, 1918 Trier: Arrived here at 9;30. Staying at a hotel for tonight. Quite a city and real German. Will get billets tomorrow. Had supper in Luxembourg City. Very beautiful place.     **Journal** December 7, 1918 Radio truck arrived tonight. Will set up first thing in the morning. Have very comfortable billet […]