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RG6107.AM:  Clifford T. Foster, 1915-1983



Reminiscence:  1940s

Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska:  Soldier

Size:  1 folder



BACKGROUND NOTE



Born May 9, 1915, at Brazil, Iowa, Clifford T. Foster was the son of Robert and Sarah (Thompson) Foster.  He attended Centerville High School in Centerville, Iowa.  By 1944 Foster was married to Mary Jane Connelly and living in Lincoln, Nebraska.  He enlisted at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, on March 15, 1944.  Foster captured and held as a prisoner of war in Germany during World War II.  After the war, Foster returned to Nebraska.  Clifford T. Foster died in Lincoln, Nebraska, on April 22, 1983.  His wife and five children survived him.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of a thirteen-page reminiscence written by Clifford T. Foster describing his experiences as a prisoner of war during World War II.  Foster wrote the reminiscences during his recovery at a military hospital shortly after his liberation from the POW camp.



INVENTORY



Prisoner of war reminiscences of Clifford T. Foster.



 



Subject headings:



Foster, Clifford T., 1915-1983

Prisoners of war — Germany

Soldiers — Nebraska

World War, 1939-1945 — Personal narratives

World War, 1939-1945 — Prisoners and prisons, German



 



TMM     08-28-2019