Clifford T. Foster [RG6107.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

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

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