HQ Division Artillery, 9th Armored Division "Envelope''

This is an original censored WWII Army Cover dated March 18, 1945 and is FREE franked. The envelop was sent by Major Carl E. Bobo Jr. to The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Nevertheless the envelope contains nothing. The address the envelope was sent from was APO#259 which was in Bad Neuenahr, Germany on this date. Censored, with officer's signature.

Major Carl E. Bobo (#0-354925) was a member of Hq. Division Artillery, 9th Armored Division, Spotter Planes Co. at the time this letter was written.

From an article in "THE BILLINGS GAZETTE" - page 6 - Thursday March 29, 1945

Major Carl E. Bobo Jr. of Columbus Ohio was standing on the side of the big motor highway watching the long lines of American equipment speeding by. "This looks more like a horse race than a war" he said. "These armored columns are rolling so fast my cub planes are having a tough job keeping up with the front." Bobo is commander of a fleet of artillery spotter planes working with the Ninth Armored Division east of Limburg, Germany.


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