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dc.creatorDrake, Thomas D.
dc.date.accessioned2021-03-24T19:21:58Z
dc.date.available2021-03-24T19:21:58Z
dc.date.issued1944-11-18
dc.identifier.urihttps://repository.tcu.edu/handle/116099117/43859
dc.descriptionLetter from Col. Thomas Drake, War Department general staff and former prisoner of war, to Amon Carter regarding Red Cross shipments to Oflag 64.
dc.format.medium8.5x11 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 145, POW Drake Misc 1944-45 Folder 2 of 2, Item 004
dc.subjectPrisoners of war
dc.subjectCarter, Amon G., Jr.
dc.titleLetter re: Oflag 64
dc.typeDocument
dc.description.transcriptionDear Mr. Carter: I have just returned from my leave of absense and am now at work in the War Dept,. The article in the Fort Worth Star Telegram has caused quite a fuss in the Red Cross, they have reported me to the War Department for actions. I don't think anything will come of it. Now they want to talk with me next week. I'll need those paper I loaned you and hope you're thrrough with them. Also please send me a copy of the article in the paper so I'll know what they're saying. I understand Mr. Pate has gone to Geneva for a visit so perhaps we've done some good. The government has opened up air mail serfice direct to France and Switzerland, taking the carrying of POW mail entirely away from Red Cross . Over 2,00,00 food parcels have been sent into Germany within the last month and more on their way, so it seems as if things ar emuch better now. The Red Cross assures me clothing has been sent into Oflag 63. I'll keep you informed of anything of interest. Please give my best Amon Jr. I'm still plugging for them. Quincey joins me in send our very best to you. Sincerely yours, TD Drank


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    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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