Saturday, March 13, 2010
About Letter 197
Censorship has ended. Bill reveals that “I’m located in a small town named Göppingen about halfway between Ulm and Stuttgart." Life is "Heaven. No machine guns, 88's, burp guns and so forth." Bill is learning to speak "pretty good German." He receives 34 points under the system established to determine when a soldier is reassigned to stateside duty. He needs 85 points.