A little detour to look into the 64th General Hospital in Livorno, Italy, where Babe spent a significant portion of his time overseas.
A stroll through some old documents that I've collected — and finally organized so I can find things easier — revealed some information I forgot I had.
The lack of information about Babe's whereabouts makes this letter particularly frustrating. Earlier letters about his hospitalization make it clear that he has received mail, so does this mean he's been hospitalized in a different location?
The boredom he is suffering from his hospitalization is palpable in this very brief letter, asking for another shipment of some basic supplies. And what's a "nickel pie"?
Another short V-mail while still hospitalized for his combat wound. Apparently, someone spilled the beans about his wound in his former high school. And who is "the old boy"?