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Letter from Henry Galle, Morton Enterprise, 12-27-1918

Morton Boy Sees Big Celebration in London London, Eng., Nov 15, 1918 My Dear Mother, Received you dear letters a few days ago. It was the first I had received for almost a month. Sure glad to hear… Read More

Letter from Howard Kromer, Olivia Times, 12-26-1918

November 17, 1918 Dear Mother and Sisters, Hurrah for our side the war is over at last. Of course this will be old news by the time you get this but I had to mention the fact any… Read More

Letter from Lawrence Schafer, Olivia Times, 12-26-1918

Somewhere in France November 23, 1918 Dear Folks at home: Just a line to tell you the war is over which you undoubtly already know, and I was in the last big battle with the famous 5th Division… Read More

Letter from William H Arlt, Bird Island Union, 12-26-1918

A Voice From France: An interesting Letter From William H. Arlt Somewhere in France, Nov. 24, 1918 Dear parents: Today is Sunday and no work, so I will write a few lines. It has been trying to rain… Read More

Letter from Floyd Barber, Renville County Journal, 12-6-1918

Floyd Barber, Formerly of Ericson Township, Describes Feeling of People “Over There” When War is Won Somewhere in France, Nov. 13, ‘18 Dear Folks at Home; Hurrah! The war is won. It is almost too good to be… Read More

The World War Ends Bird Island Union 11-14-1918

Word was sent out at 5:00 A.M. on Monday, November 11, that , “The armistice had been signed. It was signed at 5 o’clock Paris time and hostilities ended at 11 o’clock, Paris time. Six A.M. Washington time… Read More

Fairfax Goes Wild Over Victory News Fairfax Standard 11-14-1918

Guards, Band, Citizens, School Children Parade and Salute Flag and Sing Songs Clang! Clang! Toot! Toot! Toot! Hurrah! Boom! Boom!! PEACE!! The glad tidings of Peace reached Fairfax before the breakfast hour Monday morning and the shouting for… Read More