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German Prisoner of War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00055
Scope and Contents

Two letters, 1944 and 1945, written by German prisoners of war from camps in Virginia (Camp Pickett and Camp Hampton Roads) to their families in Germany. Both letters are written on official prisoner of war form stationary and have been stamped by a U.S. censor. The letters are written in Suetterlin script.

Anna Koch to Erich Koch Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01324
Scope and Contents

Letter, 3 December 1946, from Anna Koch, Frankfurt a.M., Germany, to her son Erich Koch,  a prisoner of war (ISN31G, 130194 MI). Anna believed Erich to be kept in Camp Patrick Henry in Newport News. At the time of the letter she had not heard from her son since August 1944.

She mentions that Erich was promoted to train inspector during his absence, is relieved that he was never a member of a political party and gives him news on relatives.

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  • Language: German X
  • Subject: World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners of War X

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