Did Babe's end come as the result of a joy ride, celebrating the German surrender in Italy?
A letter noteworthy mostly for the names of hometown pals that Babe drops.
By this point in the timeline of Babe's letters, his unit should be based at Caserta, Italy.
Babe is writing about Operation Avalanche, the allied invasion of Italy.
"You should see these Africans here. Just as soon as we got off the boat and were walking to the railroad station, all the little kids asked us for chewing gum and cigarettes."