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Robert D. Davis

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2-27-1946

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World War, 1939-1945; Letter writing; United States. Army

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Davis is on his way home from Strasbourg. Davis tells his parents he and Brady were accepted by the War Office CID (Criminal Investigation Division) as special agents. He says they take top security cases like the Passau Murder Case. He says they are no longer soldiers but not civilians either. He says he will give more details when he learns them. Davis tells his parents that orders came into Ingolstadt, he was waiting for them to click before he told his parents.

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Sgt. Robert Davis 18107121

G237, Co E, 3rd MGR

APO 403,

% Pm. N.Y.

U.S. ARMY POSTAL SERVICE MAR 4 1946 9

27-7

New-work

AIR

Mrs. R. L. Davis

1619 Boston

Muskogee, Oklahoma

27 February 1946

Augsburg Railroad Station

Dear Folks:

Well, the long, dirty trip from Strasbourg is over at last. And I really mean dirty, as I glance at my dirty fingers and fingernails. I’m waiting now for a car from Ingolstadt to come and pick me up. It is an eager anticipation to get back to my nice room, a bath, the Runtes tonight and above, the many letters that must be waiting, the combined treasure of the last 12 days.

What I will now tell you might be a little hard to take. Up to now I have haven’t mentioned it because I was not sure if the deal would click, but just now as I telephoned Ingolstadt I learned that the orders had already come thru’, and Brady is gone already. To be

Letter from Strasbourg and Augsburg, 1946 February 27

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