Son's letter beats erroneous telegram home: 1944

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Son's letter beats erroneous telegram home: 1944 - I 1 1 " few hours MrMcr thcy had eelved a V -...
I 1 1 " few hours MrMcr thcy had eelved a V - mail letter in which y0"lh old - ermans. "Lucky" when he was In training. was captured by the r.azts and held Prisoner n oays Dciore ne managed e"aPe anV '"iar" '? ,'"e Rllied "c roP"eu ln nls iciier. aaiea Ju"c a - , juu . cene, R lc ceram lrum uie govern - fMiied to materialize, however. Only a few hours after his father, TIPP CITY AIRMAN MAKES HIS ESCAPE FROM GERMAN CAMP Tipp City, June 12 Word from the war department that his son Technician lrvln Wright, r., h "missing In action" failed to alarrr Wright's family here Thursday foi o; to o' a to to Is Irvin Wright 8r.. 607 South Third street, read his son's letter, the elder Wright received the war department telegram which said the technician, fourth grade, had heen missing in action since May 29. It was believed, therefore, that Wright was taken prisoner that day. That "missing" worried the younger Wrighl. "Just keep 11 for uvemr u you receive u," he .v:oic

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  1. The Piqua Daily Call,
  2. 23 Jun 1944, Fri,
  3. Page 9

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