Letters from the Front|
Letters from home were a big morale booster to those
troops on the front. Letters from loved ones, parents and kids made
an otherwise dreadful existence a bit more civil.
from Bill Schmied to his wife, written prior to his capture in early
January, 1945. Bill was the CO of B/275
from Dan Gillis to Peter Faillace's father. Peter Faillace was
KIA Feb 27, 1945 and served with D/274. Letter was written in 1947.
to George Ferber and a letter to his mother.
from Lawrence Chesterton, dated June, 1945 describing a concert
for the troops of the 725th FA Battalion. Lawrence served as a cook
with the 725th.
from my Grandfather, Kelly Dixon,
from Mar 44
through the occupation.
from Ron Dixon to his father, Kelly Dixon, dated March 29, 1945
(all errors have been kept intact)
- This letter is one from my dad to
his dad, Kelly Dixon, who served with C/270. It shows how well the
propaganda worked at home. It also must be said that what does an
11 year old know of the horrors of war.
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