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Wwii Letter, 9th Infantry Division, Frontline, Belgium. Battle Of The Bulge For Sale
This soldier's frontline the 14th of January, 1945, during the Battle of the Bulge,by a soldier in the60th Infantry Regiment,9thInfantry Division. There is interesting content in this censored V-Mail letter sheet. It was writtenwhile the 9th Infantry Division was in defensive positions in the vicinity of Elsenborn, Belgium.
***The letter was written by P.F.C.John G. Dittmeyer, whoserved in Company G, 3rd Battalion, 60th Infantry Regiment,9thInfantry Division.P.F.C. Dittmeyer arrived at the front as a replacement in the early autumn of 1944.
There is interesting content in this letter, which Dittmeyer wrote to his mother. He assures his mother that he was well, and adds that he attended Mass whenever possible:
"I'm feeling fine honey, and am making it O.K. This is a nice day. We have Mass this afternoon at 3. I'm going. I always go at every chance I get."
Dittmeyer explains that he had rigged up a light in his foxhole (which was obviously covered to black it out). He was able to read his mail at night:
"We got a light fixed up in our foxhole and we can read our mail atnight. Not bad, eh?"
There is emotional content aswell. Dittmeyer expresseshis love for his mother:
"I love you very much Mom. I didn't get a chance to write you yesterday. As yet... I haven't received any boxes, but I hope to soon."
An interesting and emotional original frontline letter, written inBelgiumin January 1945, during the Battle of the Bulge,by a soldier in thefamed 9thInfantry Division.
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