Fort Custer (Mich.) - Interesting twists: they were to be trained as military police, but have been ordered to stay two months, not one, and attend military government school. Stand a high likelihood of being sent across immediately: "The mil. gov. officers move right into a town or city with the assault, and when the army leaves, we stay, if that is the town to which we are assigned... If ... more
1945 Oct. 31
Augsburg (Germany) - Asks Judy to keep complete files on the Bavarian; may help in landing a job when he returns. Football team won for the fourth time and have yet to be scored upon.
1945 July 30
Germany - Old unit is disbanded, Langland has been reassigned to headquarters, 3rd Military Government Regiment. Business in July. Trip to Oberammergau.
1946 Feb. 8
Munich (Germany) - Danger walking through the streets of Munich. Oddity that European homes have different electrical voltages, sometimes in the same home. Letter is mis-dated 1945.
1946 Feb. 4
Munich (Germany) - Eldon Lovstuen, a cousin of Adeline's, works nearby and sees him often. As to going to Harvard after returning home, he thinks he may wish to see other areas of the country, perhaps the Pacific Northwest.
Fort Benning (Ga.) - Writes while surrounded by field manual and a rating sheet. Looks like they will graduate on the 11th and plans to take the Southern Special to New York that evening. Informed his mother how he is holding up: "I answered truly that I am healthier, stronger, weigh more, and in the finest mental condition. If they want to lay it on thicker I am ready for it. And I know th... more
1944 Aug. 24
England - Cannot send anything for Judy's birthday, but will be thinking of her.
Fort Custer (Mich.) - Feeling sleepy.
1946 Jan. 29
Munich (Germany) - Going on the Swiss-Rome tour leave, getting four days in Switzerland and six in Rome for $35. Has been happy throughout his assignments in Europe and would do it again eagerly.