Jan 29, 1945 -- Sending home a watch I took from a prisoner. Rec’d delicious fruit cake. Did you get my money orders?


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“The Krauts used the Church steeple as an aiming point.  It was on the side of a hill and the snow in front & back of the building was blackened with “88” holes.  The town only had a few houses centered around a Junction called “88” Junction.”

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This Photo and comments are from Ben’s Album.

However, the same scene shows again on his Feb. 22, 1945 letter only it was provided by the National Archives.  What a coincidence!

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