Chaplain's Letters to Shipmates
Some day your grandchildren may be asking you questions
varies from 4000 to 4200 feet in height according to the effect of
its eruptions.† For the past 300 years it has been the only
active volcano near
At the risk of their lives two Italian scientists have summarized the following characteristics of volcanic activity.
The filling up of the crater etc. (read from book) Class on volcanoes dismissed.†
However some of you connoisseurs of good wines may be interested in the famous by product of eruptions.† The fertility of the slopes of Vesuvius is well known and on them is produced the famous wine called Lagrima Christi (tears of Xt.)† The guide book warns pre war tourists in this way Ė Quote ďThe wineyards of Vesuvius yield the fiery L.C. wine which the peasants sell at 1 fr. Per bottle (but better ask the price beforehand and only partake of it on the road back) Unquote.
Donít forget Mass 1630 return pocket editions to the First Lieutís office and start buying War Bonds.