Category: Oct, 1945
Oct 8, 1945 A Leon Errol picture had me laughing so hard my sides hurt. One guy laughed so hard he threw up.
See one of the movies that Ben watched: https://youtu.be/5pEOOSlBitk
Oct 12, 1945 Finally received mail from you. It sounds like you’re planning to leave the store.
All during the war movies played an important role in keeping the soldiers entertained. See a trailer here: https://youtu.be/ivLMWhwLY0Q
Oct 15, 1945 — God, it burns me up to see how the redeployment program has gone to pieces the past few days.
Oct 18, 1945 — My blood count is down to normal & the Doc put me in for discharge. Now back to my unit & Army greasy food.
Oct 20, 1945a — Sister, Arnette, saved letter Ben wrote to his niece, Carol, on her birth. 63 yrs. later, Carol now in Israel sent a copy.
Oct 20, 1945 – Back in my Company, What a change
Oct 30, 1945 — Took boxcars for three nites to Camp Pittsburgh in France. Picked up small stove which helped to keep us warm.
Read about Camp Pittsburgh and Cigarette Camps in the LaHavre area. http://www.skylighters.org/special/cigcamps/cigintro.html