Letter from Sergeant Orville Kramer

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Admin/Biog History Orville E. Kramer was the son of Ernest A. and Anna M. Kramer. In 1942 he was working as a hospital orderly at Mercy Hospital. He entered military service during World War II and was assigned to the 465th Medical Company, 180th Medical Battalion, Camp Tyson and was later shipped with his company to England.
Classification Archives
Collection Winnebago County Historical Commission
Dates of Accumulation 1944
Abstract Letter from Sergeant Orville Kramer, 465th Medical Company, (Separate), to Arthur Kannenberg, Winnebago County Historical Commission.

Mar. 28, 1944

Arthur Kannenberg:
In this letter you will find something you might be interested in it is nothing but a piece of tin foil with a black covering. The Germans drop it over England on their raids over England and it kills the sound waves so the sound detectors lose them in a certain area. This is a nice country here but the people sure have went through a lot so far here. Compared with home they have been through hell here so far. The people at home are living like Kings. If I find anything else in my travels that I think you might be interested in I will send it to you
Yours truly
Orville Kramer
Event World War II
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Legal Status Oshkosh Public Museum
Object ID RG71.2.2
Object Name Letter
People Kramer, Orville
Subjects World War II
United States Army
Winnebago County Historical Commission
Title Letter from Sergeant Orville Kramer
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