By Charles Welsh
My father, Charles A. (Chuck) Welsh, is the sailor who penned the 400-plus letters summarized within the booklet. He used to be 32 years outdated and married with 3 little ones whilst he enlisted within the military in early 1944. A correspondent with the linked Press and an complete journalist, he wrote domestic virtually on a daily basis. The letters run the gamut from love letters to travelogues to conflict descriptions. They relate the tale of a sailor in the course of conflict time - a normal seaman who is a husband and a father. They depict the fight of being an older guy in a tender man's warfare. They inform approximately lifestyles aboard send - the regimen, the monotony, the relationships with fellow sailors, the scary storms, the trials of conflict and worry. They painting happenings at the domestic entrance while responding to my mother's letters.
"Treasures from the Attic" showcases Dad's journalistic expertise while he describes his love of family members, boot camp, a cross-country educate journey, a storm, a conflict, the atomic bomb, V-J Day or simply an afternoon within the lifetime of a standard seaman.
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Treasures from the Attic: My Father's Letters, 1944-1945, from the States and aboard ship in the Pacific by Charles Welsh