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Letter to Frank Suess, brother, from Private Otto Suess, Company C, 150th Machine Gun Battalion. He discusses: cold weather and sickness. Somewhere in France 9/1/18 Dearest Bro. Just a few lines to let you know that I still think of you, we haven't had much time to write where we were stationed at and now that I have a little spare time I thought best to drop you a few lines, the nights are getting cold and chilly the wind seems to be howling and the nights are just like in the fall at home. I have been sick for some time and I do not feel as though I was myself yet for the last month. I had the diarrhea and headaches and there was times when I had to vomit. I still have a cold with this I have been taking pills but they didn't seem to help nothing like home in a case of this kind. Well Frank, I suppose the night at home are about like over here you are glad when you can be inside where it is nice and warm but here it is just the opposite you have to be satisfied if you can find a quiet place outside. Well Frank, I will have to close for this time so give my best regards to all the family, neighbors and the Waldorf Club. With Love From Bro, Otto.
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