Jenny Bos [RG5910.AM]


RG5910:  Jenny Bos

Papers, photos, etc.: 2004-2005

Columbus, Platte County, Neb.: Soldier

Size:  Papers: 7 items; 10 photographs


RG5910.AM:  The manuscript component consists of four letters, two greeting cards and a brochure.  The letters and greeting cards are from family and friends sent to Jenny (Beck) Bos while she served as a truck driver for the 1075th Transportation Company during its deployment to Kuwait.  She helped fulfill the 1075th’s mission to transport materials between Kuwait and Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom.  Also included is an informational brochure about the ancient Sumerian city of Ur in southern Iraq.

RG5910.PH: The photograph component consists of 10 photographs documenting parts of Bos’ military service.


Related materials at the Nebraska State Historical Society:

The Museum Collections department at the Nebraska History Museum holds various artifacts relating to Jenny Bos’ military service including clothing, jewelry and souvenirs from Iraq.


TMM        11-25-2014

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