|Harold J. Erickson|
PRISONER IN GERMANY
Private Joseph M. Derouin, whose father, Joseph Derouin, lives in Thorp, and Private First Class Harold J. Erickson, whose father, Perry B. Erickson, lives at Menomonie, are listed by the War Department among 494 U.S. soldiers held prisoner of war in Germany.
a recent communication to his father, Perry B. Erickson, Colfax, he said that he
was well and not receiving bad treatment.
is more than grateful for the Red Cross. Cigarettes are the medium of exchange
here, and we do our own cooking. Dull life, but we can manage. I am at a
permanent camp now.”
letter was dated February 16, 1944.