Good Fortune

I was in the Second Platoon. When we were near Olzheim, we got orders to move out that morning very early. It was still very dark as we came to this ridge which was about 50 to 75 feet high. The lieutenant did not know quite which way to go so we turned left at the...

Remembering William Schmidt

“Everytime it rains, it rains pennies from heaven” was sung or whistled several times most days by William Schmidt. He was always cheerful and smiling. Nothing ever got him down. The more that others were upset by weather, food, or common adversity, the...