Torrence, Richard H., Sr.; Torrence, Bessie; Jones, Charles H., Jr.; Drake, Thomas D.
Letter from Richard H. and Bessie Torrence Sr. to Amon Carter regarding the death of their son, prisoner of war Capt. Richard H. Torrence, Jr. Also enclosed are letter from Charles H. "Hal" Jones, Jr. and Col. Thomas D. Drake to the Torrences about the death of their son.
In 1945, the Germans forced over sixty thousand Allied POWs to evacuate camps on the eastern front in response to the Russian advance. A disproportionate number of men on the marches were airmen. They faced a lack of food, ...