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dc.creatorCarter, Amon Gary, 1919-1982
dc.date.accessioned2020-09-25T20:05:52Z
dc.date.available2020-09-25T20:05:52Z
dc.date.issued1944-10-16
dc.identifier.urihttps://repository.tcu.edu/handle/116099117/42054
dc.descriptionLetter from Amon Carter, Jr. to his father, Amon Sr., about his day at the POW camp and the arrival of the Red Cross after several weeks.
dc.format.medium6x11 paper
dc.relationAmon G. Carter Papers (MS 014)
dc.rightsPrior written permission from TCU Special Collections required to use any document or photograph
dc.sourceBox 144, POW Correspondence 2 of 4 Folder, Item 052
dc.subjectPrisoners of war
dc.subjectCarter, Amon G., Jr.
dc.titleLetter re: prisoner of war updates
dc.typeDocument
dc.description.transcriptionOctober 16, 1944 Dear Dad, Here it is another Sunday and I can't think of much to write about. For one thing 30 new enlisted mint arrived here from Stalag II B. There were two from Texas, both were captured nearly a year about in Italy. Their names are PFC George Poston, Hillsboro, and PVT Charles White, Gatesville. There are 130 new officers due any day now, that will give us over 1000 men in the camp. we now have only one more weeks supply of red cross food parcels. The Red Cross man finally arrived last week as usual he made a lot of promise. By the time anything is done, the winter will be nearly over. Hope you had a chance to see Mr. Drake. I spent most of the morning playing gin rummy and am pretty good at it. The other big card games in camp are bridge, cribbage, and casino. We had to stop playing poker since all the money was taken up. Lt. Henry and Lt Poteet are both fine. Poteet showed me a nice letter from Mr. Young. Hope Ruth had a nice birthday this year, and I think I'll be home for it next year. Will close no w because it's time for lights out. Give my love to everyone. I'll write Jean next week. Lots of Love, Amon Jr


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  • Amon G. Carter, Sr. Collection [18659]
    The Amon G. Carter Papers consist of correspondence, photographs, newspapers, scrapbooks, and artifacts. The papers document the history of Fort Worth and the Southwest, as well as Carter's personal and business interests.

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