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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 Claude Smith, Morton Enterprise, December 20, 1918

U.S.S. Texas, Nov. 24, 1918 Dear Sister: Well, I thought I would drop you a few lines tonight being it is Sunday. Censorship is lifted now so a person can write a decent letter. I am well and… 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

Fourth Liberty Loan Bond Flag, Bird Island Union, 12-19-1918

Our Flag Contains Twelve Stars, What Does Yours Contain? Tim Hurley came into the office on Saturday forenoon with a broad smile on his face, and something wrapped up in a late issue of the Bird Island Union… 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