Friday, August 28, 2009
About Letter 117
Bill turns 19 years of age on August 15, 1944. The weather is miserable and Bill is craving ice cream and cake. He says that the rumor situation in England is worse than in the states, "the war's over every 5 minutes over here". As he closes the letter Bill's frustration over censorship restrictions boil over and he exclaims, "oh Hell, everything I want to write I Can't!"