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[November 5, 1918] Miss Eleanor E. McGee! I will allow my to write your a letter. You was very kind to our. And wis will long thingk au you. All german prisoneurs in the rom spik thoingk you. Wenn I go
to home will I spik my mother of you. Thenn will I amte studieren englisch. Here in the Hospital is it very good. Give Gott that the War not long god. Wenn you write will to finished the War me of Amerika a letter are you
very kind. How do you do in French? I bin 22 Jahre old. Have a broder and sister. My vater is dead. Wen broder is in this War dead au the Front in [Galicia]. My health is not well. Good by your Prisoneur-War Alfred Felkenheuer
Letter from German convalescent soldier in Base [Hospital] No. 23 in Vittel (Vosges) on evacuation from hospital. After the war this man with wife and child came to America (Kansas City, [Missouri]) to live and became naturalized.
From the service of Eleanor McGee, American Red Cross nurse at Base Hospital # 23 "The Nouvel" located in Vittel, Vosges, France from 1918-1919 (?).
|Date||November 5, 1918|
|Year Range from||1918|
|Year Range to||1918|
World War I
Prisoners of war