Category: Aug, 1944
Aug 12, 1944 Arnie – when is the blessed event? Two fellows in my hut are sweating it out, too, along with four others in the co.
Aug 13, 1944 – My Lt. said I’ve picked up Msg. Center procedure faster than the other fellows. Soon, I may be a P.F.C.
Watch the movie “Divide and Conquer” here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oK8qHFbDmzE Divide and Conquer (1943) is the third film of Frank Capra‘s Why We Fight propaganda film series, dealing with the Nazi conquest of Western Europe in 1940.
Aug 21, 1944 Mail is going to be a pretty important part of our lives from now on, for both of us. I’ll try to write more.
Aug 22, 1944 “Somewhere on the East Coast” Can’t tell anything about this – Censorship regulations.
Aug 28, 1944 Please don’t worry about me, Mom & Dad. I’ll be alright as long as you think about me.
Aug 29, 1944 Now I know why I didn’t join the Navy over the Army.
Ben shipped out with the 104th Infantry Regiment on the S.S. Argentina.