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Admin/Biog History Delmar R. Treptow was the son of Theodor W. Treptow of Oshkosh, WI. During World War II he served as a gunner on bombers flying over Germany. His plane was shot down and he captured and imprisoned at Stalag Luft 3.
Classification Archives
Collection Winnebago County Historical Commission
Dates of Accumulation 1944
Abstract Letter from Staff Sergeant Delmar R. Treptow to his father Theodor W. Treptow of Oshkosh, WI. During World War II he served as a gunner on bombers flying over Germany. His plane was shot down and he captured and imprisoned at Stalag Luft 3. He wrote his father on April 7, 1944:

"Dear Mom & All. There isn't very much to say just that I am O.K. and there is nothing to worry about. I wish I was there to spend Easter, but I guess that isn't possible. If you send that package you better go to the Red Cross first. They will tell you what you can or can't send. I still have one letter to write this month. I'm going to write that to Opal and she will write to you. We get four postcards to write every month too. I'll write one soon. Write to everybody for me and tell them I'm O.K. I sure wish I was home. I'll be thinking of you all. Write soon. Write to Opal for me. Have to go now. Love to All Mick."
Event World War II
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Legal Status Oshkosh Public Museum
Object ID RG71.9
Object Name Letter
People Treptow, Delmar R.
Subjects World War II
Letters
United States Army Air Force
Bombers
Prisoners of war
European Theater of Operations
Title Letter
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