LETTER TO MR AND MRS H. A. CAVNAR, COOLIDGE TX

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LETTER TO MR AND MRS H. A. CAVNAR, COOLIDGE TX - the Army announced. be more credits Friend...
the Army announced. be more credits Friend Writes to Dead Pal's Folks From a South Carolina boy, Alonzo Hooker, who is now discharged discharged from the army and at Branchville, South' Carolina, Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Cavnar iieceivted information concerning their son, Pfc. Henry A. Cavnar, and how he died in action only i three. days before the end of I war. \ that Y., powerful the predicted included Cpl. The. not 'Ive been undecided whether or not to write you, but my mother has convinced me that it be the right thing to do after the July 22 letter begins, concerning concerning the Mexia boy, killed May 1945, while serving with the 89th Division. "Tex--that's what we called Junior--was in my platoon of S9th Reconnaissance troop, and was one of my best pals. We always slept together at night. swipe eggs and cook them. . had a fine boy, just as fine as come . . . I know the War Department "notified you of his being killed in action, then didn't tell you how nor why. Me being only person with him when he I thought that I would give the details of it the best I can. "It was about 11 a. m. We in the town of Zwickau. Tex I were writing some letters, as things were pretty quiet about then. Then a runner came up us and told us that the-Germans were reported near the town of (Continued .on Page Six)

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  1. The Mexia Weekly Herald,
  2. 03 Aug 1945, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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