War Letters


1944 Western Union Missing In Action Feb 23 Telegram2Listed on this page is correspondence to or from B-17 Susan Ruth crew members and their relatives.  The majority are from during the war, but a few are from after it ended.  Of particular interest are the ones written by relatives to each other after the Susan Ruth was shot down on February 8, 1944, and the War Department reported the crew as missing in action (MIA).

Each letter has been scanned and saved as a PDF document which will open in a new window when the link is clicked on. They are listed below according to the date written.

1943  |  1944 1945  |  1946  |  1947 1988 1999