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Killed in France, Fairfax Standard, December 26, 1918

The many friends in this vicinity of Captain Oscar Youngdahl better known at Professor Youngdahl will be grieved to learn of his death, which occurred in France on October 8. Deceased put in two years of earnest work… Read More

Letter from Carl Hurtig, Buffalo Lake News, 12-20-1918

The News received the following letter last week from Carl Hurtig who has been in active service in France for several months. November 4th, 1918 Dear Mr. Foster: You will probably be surprised to hear from me as… Read More

Letter from Ted Berning, Renville Star Farmer, 12-19-1918

Somewhere in France, November 20, 1918 Dear Mr. Reid: It has been a long time since I wrote you any news. I am going to write but a few lines today. It will probably not be the kind… Read More

Letter from Winston “Scout” George, Renville Star Farmer, 12-19-1918

Somewhere in France, Nov. 18th, 1918 Dear Mother: Well Ma I’m still living and thank the good Lord the war is over. I was over the top six times in this last big drive which ended the war,… Read More

Letter from Ed Foss, Franklin Tribune, 12-19-1918

Ed Foss Writes of Life in France to Thomas Grimes Stenay, France, Nov. 17, 1918 Dear friend Tom, It seems a long time now since I last saw you but, Tom, take it for granted it won’t be… Read More

Raymond Mantel, Fairfax Standard, 12-19-1918

Wounded in France Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Mantel received a message from the War Department Monday that their son Raymond was severely wounded while in action in France. The telegram stated that Raymond received his wound October 17,… Read More

Adolph Majxner, Olivia Times, 12-19-1918

Adolph Majxner Obituary, Olivia Times, 12-19-1918 Adolph Majxner, born in Kingman, Renville county Novemberm19, 1894, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Majxner of Olivia and was 24 years, 10 months and 10 days old at the time… Read More

A Letter from Albert Lussenhop, Morton Enterprise, December 6, 1918

Somewhere in France, Oct. 22, 1918 Dear sister Bertha, I am receiving your letters right along now and just so they keep coming I will be all right. Your last letter which I received was dated Sept. 25th…. Read More

Letter from Thomas Senkyr, Olivia Times, 12-5-1918

Somewhere in France, Oct. 21, 1918 Dearest Folks: Must drop you a few lines to let you know that I am still living and feeling good. I just got back to some village that’s half smashed up by… Read More

Letter from Henry T. Croup, Olivia Times, 12-5-1918

The following is a letter received from one of our Henryville soldiers, “over there” on November 11: Somewhere in France, October 20, 1918 Dear Sister: Received your letter yesterday, so will try and answer it now. Well how… Read More