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Byron Armbruster World War II Papers: Transcripts - MS 984
My high esteem for Wilbur, has had more than a slight influence in motivating this letter.
We had always been near each other all during his army career, in the same division altho not in the same battalion. We hit the beach of France on the same day and it pleased God to take him from this earthly turmoil, shortly after coming ashore. It should be a consolation to know that he remained faithful to his church and God, and died a Christian death gallantly serving his God and country.
Censorship prohibits me giving to you the location of his resting place, but I assure you he was laid to rest properly with many of his courageous buddies. Badenhop, Meyer, and myself, have knelt beside his resting place on several occasions, during our short stay in that vicinity.
I pray that God shall lighten your hearts in this time of sorrow.
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