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Letters from Home: POW Mail at Fort Robinson

Thousands of miles from home in an enemy country, German soldiers sent and received mail while prisoners of war at Fort Robinson, Nebraska. But how did mail get from one country to the other, considering that the two sides were … Continue reading

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Recent Acquisition: POW Scrapbook

The Library/Archives recently acquired a scrapbook relating to a Nebraskan’s military service during World War II and his capture and imprisonment in a German POW camp.  Quentin M. Coyle, a native of Valley, Nebraska, served as a Liberator bomber pilot … Continue reading

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