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   Richard A. Hartman
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War: World War, 1939-1945
Branch: Army
Unit: 590th Field Artillery Battalion, 106th Infantry Division
Service Location: European Theater
Rank: Staff Sergeant
POW: Yes
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 Video (Interview Excerpts) (5 items)
POW conditions; no beatings but miserable. (04:29) A prime spot in the prisoners' tent. (02:11) Getting news of the outside; the approaching Allied advance. (02:32)
Concern over what his loved ones knew about him. (04:22) Emotions of his liberation still with him. (01:04) 
  
 Personal Correspondence (12 items)
V-Mail to his mother [November 11, 1944] V-mail to his mother [December 4, 1944] To his mother [November 30, 1944]
To his mother [December 7, 1944] To his mother [December 9, 1944] To his mother [December 11, 1944]
To his mother [December 13, 1944] From German POW camp From Adjutant general to Mrs. Nellie
Envelope addressed to him Letter to his mother from a German POW V-mail to his mother [November 23, 1944]
  
 Other Materials (4 items)
Note accompanying correspondence. Western Union telegram from the adjutant Telegram to Mrs. Nellie Hartman informing her that her son is a prisoner of war [April 23, 1945]
Maps. "Overlays made of Ardennes & 590th FA BN positions in December 1944."  
  
 

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