A Tribute in Honor of:
PFC Oscar V.Backus



United States Army, 14 Oct 1940 - 3 July 1944
2nd Infantry Division, CN. Co. 9th Regiment
Killed in action Medical report
Killed in action Western Union telegram to his mother
Killed in action Official Letter to his mother
Purple Heart Official letter to his mother


Oscar was Arthur's younger brother. They were together on the night Oscar was killed. Arthur wrote this letter to their sister, Mary.