Letters from WWII Discovered in Church Attic

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WWII letters found in attic of Dover church -World History NewsWWII letters found in attic of Dover church

On Dec. 30, 1943, Army Cpl. Robert Haglock sat down somewhere in Italy and wrote a short note to the folks at his church back in Dover.

“I have been in three campaigns so far and am hoping and praying for this war to end and have once again ‘Peace on Earth, goodwill to men,’ ” he wrote to St. John’s United Church of Christ in Dover and its pastor, the Rev. Reinhard Krause. “I have been bombed, strafed and under artillery fire often, and I can truthfully say, ‘There are no atheists in foxholes.’ ”

Read the rest of the article at WWII letters found in attic of Dover church – New Philadelphia, OH – The Times-Reporter.

Story by Jon Baker – The Times-Reporter, Photo by Pat Burk

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