Citation Letter Box: “What Time Ya Got?”.

Continuing with our “Airing of Grievances” from the Citation, 3rd Battalion, 358th Infantry, 90th Infantry Division, newspaper from World War II, take a gander at this timely request.

“WHAT TIME YA GOT? – …Most of us have wrist watches and pocket watches which we have carried through many months of combat, so that by now they are well gummed up and dirty. What do you say to a little watch shop where we can take our watches and get them cleaned and oiled? There must be some members of the battalion who can do this work. Of course I realize parts would be extremely difficult to obtain, but even if we could just get them cleaned and oiled it would be a big help. Then maybe more than one member of a squad would have the same time. – A Sergeant”

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