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Letter December 28, 1918 from David Eichel to Parents
investigation has been ordered. The officials at camp deny mistreatment of C.O's & brand the statements in the diary - "a pack of lies. I understand that those implicated are facing court-martial & perhaps subsequent dismissal from the army. I sincerely regret that the affair is being solved thus. Personally, I want no one punished for the regretable affairs at Funston. What I am interested in is the establishing of the veracity of the statements in the diary since I wrote it. With no other end in view than the making impossible of the recurrence of such an affair.
It seems rather unusual that neither Julius nor I have received any letters from home since Jan. [June?] 6. I hate to think that you are neglecting us. Hereafter it will not be necessary to write to each of us separately, since we are both together.
Allow me again to assure you that both Julius and I are well physically and in fine spirit. Do not imagine that I am making light of a serious predicament but I am honestly and truly