Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961
Clint writes about receiving more letters from Rhea and how deeply he is in love with her. He writes about their travels through Germany, attitudes of the local inhabitants, and how they are allowed to take any buildings they want for billets and offices but still must pay if they want to purchase things at stores. He does not think Germany is as lovely as France or home, but he does like where he is staying and since they have a piano he would like Rhea to send him some music if she can. He's been brushing up on his German and talking to the young man who lives downstairs who served four years in the army and lived to tell about it. According to the Germans, they believe the United States entered the war because they were concerned that if England lost they would not be able to pay back their loans, and feel justified on Germany's actions based on what they were told by the government. He thinks the German people will learn much about the war in the coming months and realize how they have all been fooled. He writes about their role as an occupying force and the work that must be done. The thought of Rhea has given him the strength to get through this war, and he feels it has made him more serious.