Friday, September 16, 2022

October 15, 1944: Tomorrow our Basic Starts


Postcard from Opa to Grandmother, October 15: 1944.


October 15, 1944


Just a brief note so you hear from me. Your call from Topeka just got through; I wished you could come up with your folks. Phil was as excited as I never saw him before.

This has been a busy day: K.P. since five in the morning. Tomorrow, our basic starts.



This was a short note, sweet that he keeps writing every day. My takeaway: tomorrow basic starts. What?! What have they been doing this whole time? Is he just now going into basic training?? I'm so confused.

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