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Letter from Claire Brooks, Renville Star Farmer, 11-14-1918

Somewhere in France, Sept. 25th, 1918 Dear Friends: Well just having received a batch of mail it makes me feel so darned glad that I am over here that I would not trade my place for anything. And… Read More

Letter From Joseph Goeddertz, Bird Island Union, 11-7-1918

Letter From France: Joe Goeddertz Take Part in Great Drive Against Huns From Kossuth Co. Advance, How a Kossuth county boy who only six months ago was peacefully farming in Minnesota, helped chase the Huns “somewhere in France”… Read More

Letter From Ernest Wallner, Buffalo Lake News, 11-8-1918

The following letter was received by Virgil Wallner from his cousin, Ernest Wallner, now in France. France, Sept. 15th, 1918 Dear Cousin: Your most welcome letter came to me yesterday, together with one from cousin, Lillian, and I… Read More

Corp. Julius Jensen Dies In France, Franklin Tribune, 11-7-1918

Went to Camp Wadsworth, S.C., July 25 and Shortly Afterwards Went Overseas Saturday afternoon, November 2, a telegram was received by Mr. and Mrs. Hans Jensen from Washington, D.C. bringing the sad news that their oldest son, Julius… Read More

Letter from Ernest Hagquist, Hector Mirror, 11-7-1918

Letter from “Chic”: France a Beautiful Place But Wants Christmas Dinner at Home–Is Learning French Somewhere in France, Sept 25, 1918 Dear Folks, I think by today you will have received the card telling of my safe arrival,… Read More

Letter From Clarence Hassinger, Morton Enterprise, 8 Nov 1918

Perigueux, France, Sept. 28, 1918 Dear Mrs. Cook: I received your most welcome letter last night and six other ones wo I am quite busy today trying to answer all of them but I guess I will manage… Read More

Letter from Fred Haas, Morton Enterprise, 11-8-1918

Overhere, Sept. 27, 1918 Friend Mr. Frantz, I thought I would write you a few lines. I am O.K. and enjoying life over here. How is everything back home? Everything is fine and dandy. Suppose you wonder why… Read More

Letter From John, Morton Enterprise, 11-8-1918

Somewhere in France, Oct. 7, 1918 Dear Folks, Well how are you getting along by this time? I suppose Pa is plowing to beat the band now. When are you going to thresh? You wrote the last time… Read More

James Dobeas, Rainbow Division World War I

Published in the December 13, 1918 edition of the Buffalo Lake News It is related that James Dobeas, a Henryvill boy, who is at present receiving treatment in an army hospital in Baltimore, took part in a memorable… Read More

Watching Aeroplanes

The following letter from Clarence A. Buehler tells something of his experience in France:Dear Mother and all:Will write you a few lines and let you know that I am well and feeling fine. I have been moving around… Read More