January 7, 1919

AMERICAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCES
YOUNG MEN’S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION
ARMY OF OCCUPATION

Jan 7 1919

Dear Sister and all.

It has been some time since I have written to you. I got back to my Co again the 27th of December. We are al a town called Engers on the east bank of the Rhine river in Germany. The weather is nsot very cold here. There is o snow yet, and it does not freeze ice to amount to anything.

I received a letter from Pap a few days ago and was surprised to hear that they were back in Colo again. I did not get any mail all the time I was away from my outfit, so did not know anything of what was going on at hoe. Joe was lucky enough to get through the war without getting a scratch. The building we stay in is right on the river bank, we can stand at the window and watch the steam boats passing up and down the river which is about half a mile wide at this place.

I received a Christmas box of candy from the La Plata County Red Cross, a few days ago. I will enclose some post card views of this country and the town we are in. Will close with love to all.

Your Brother
Robert E. Schalles
1st Amb. Co. 2nd Div.
American E.F.

These postcards were enclosed with the above letter:

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