papa Art WW2 Story's
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Almost AWOL Christmas

Christmas Season 1943. I had been away from my fiancee for only 4 months

when I arrived at Gettysburg College as Air Corps Cadet. I was a homesick

fly boy. I called my Charlotte (Micky) and told her I missed her and was going

A.W.O.L. and come home to see her. Bang!! I got a stern voice saying, "No

you stay there†and she would come to see me. On Friday Dec 24 Micky came

with my mother and father. I met them at 9 A.M. The next three days were great.

Sunday night I walked (Gettysburg was only a couple of blocks in those days)

them to the Bus Stop. I said goodbye and slowly walked back to "Old Dorm."

which was our barracks and as the old song said "tears flowed like wine."

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papa Art WW2 Story's - by Cadetat6 - 11-05-2005, 06:07 PM
papa Art WW2 Story's - by Cadetat6 - 11-06-2005, 08:00 AM
papa Art WW2 Story's - by chambers - 11-06-2005, 09:47 AM
papa Art WW2 Story's - by Cadetat6 - 11-06-2005, 10:03 AM

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