1946 Mar. 4
Le Havre (France) - Has been re-reading Masefield's The Everlasting Mercy and Beer's Mrs Egg. Army life is over; will have 63-75 days to spend in the Army after return.
1945 Aug. 14
Augsburg (Germany) - Thinks it too early to worry about Christmas presents, since mail will begin moving faster now the war in Europe is done. Trip to Berchtesgarten with a group of soldiers.
Oberursel (Germany) - On temporary duty near Frankfurt. Saw Sig Holden; is now in charge of two ski lodges in Bavaria.
1945 Aug. 11
Augsburg (Germany) - Would like 120 film for Christmas. Toured Berchtesgarten with 50 soldiers.
1945 Mar. 11
Germany - Bought two paintings in Belgium and sent them home. Harold writes from the Philippines, where it rains all the time.
1945 Nov. 16
Augsburg (Germany) - Promotion in the works. Is selecting men to go to Third Army Basketball Officiating School. Letter written on a letter from Ernest Binns complaining that Joe had written so seldom he thought he must be injured.
1945 Mar. 28
Germany - Has a big job to d after the collapse that is coming. Purchased a painting.
1946 Feb. 8
Munich (Germany) - Sending a printed menu for dinner and supper from the officers' mess: "From this menu you might judge we eat in style. Actually, we do. But I do not really enjoy it much."
1945 Aug. 7
Germany - Sending photos home.
1946 Jan. 14
Munich (Germany) - Inspected ski lodge at Bayrischyell, a former SS ski lodge under Hitler.