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Letter from Frank Obersteiner, Company C, 150th Machinegun Battalion, 42nd Division, to his mother in Oshkosh, WI. It is written in her native tongue of German and translated here: Some Where's in France July 21, '18 (Translated from German) Dear Mother! You have probably heard by now that I am in the hospital with a slight wound, but it is of no great importance, it is more illness than wound, by now I am already in good condition. I believe that in a week or so I shall be back with the Company. I have it very good here in the hospital. Next to me is a Britisher, who has already been through four years of war without being wounded, now he is here because of a slight fever. Probably there is much talk about us, but I bet it was all exaggerated. Hopefully you did not and will not believe everything. Don't worry, I am doing quite well and hope soon to repay the "Boche". I close for now with regards for everybody. Especially regards to you Your loving son Frank Base Hospital #66
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