This January 7, 1943, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 2:
Pfc. Anthony Jaeger, in a letter to his mother, states that he is expecting to come home soon on a furlough. He is still at Camp Claiborne, La., in the air borne glider division.
This February 11, 1943, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 5, column 4:
Mr. and Mrs. Nick Jaeger spent the week-end in Hammond with their son, Pfc. Anthony Jaeger, who was home on furlough.
The following was found in the February 18, 1943, Lowell Tribune on page 2, column 1:
Pfc. Anthony Jaeger is still at Fort Bragg, N. C. and is busy on the rifle range much of the time. He was awarded a medal for being the best shot in his group. Tony is in the parachute troops.
This January 20, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 2:
The Nick Jaegers have received letters recently from their two sons, both of whom are serving overseas with the armed forces.
Sgt. Anthony Jaeger, stationed in North Ireland, writes that he is enjoying good health and is seeing a lot of the country. He recently enjoyed a reunion with another Lowell boy, Sgt. Halvor (Bub) Stuppy.
Pfc. Peter Jaeger, stationed in Hawaii, writes that he is also getting along O.K. He said the garden seeds he had asked his mother to send, came up fine, but that the bugs soon got the plants, putting him out of the gardening business in short order.
The following July 20, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 4, column 2:
Jaeger Boys Write Parents
The Nick Jaegers have received letters the past week from their sons, Cpl. Anthony Jaeger, somewhere in Italy and Pfc. Peter Jaeger, stationed in Hawaii.
Tony said he was writing his letter sitting by a fire trying to cook a duck, because each squad now do their own cooking, and added that he was getting to be quite a cook.
Pete said he was getting along fine and was looking for letters from home. He asked that his parents say "hello" to all his many friends.
The following August 17, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 4, column 2:
Writes Parents from England
Cpl. Anthony Jaeger writes his parents, the Nick Jaegers, that he is now back in England for a rest after being in the thick of the invasion battles since D-Day. Tony said he was fine and would go back at 'em as soon as his rest period closed.
Mrs. Jaeger also received a letter from one of the personnel of the English Speaking Union, saying that Anthony had been at the Union that day to have his badges sewed on. The lady said he had called at the Union several times and would probably be there again before returning to duty.
This Lowell Tribune article was found in the January 18, 1945, issue (page 4, column 1):
The Nick Jaegers have received a letter from their son, Pvt. Anthony Jaeger, stating that he was in a hospital in England, but that they shouldn't worry about him because he was getting along O.K., and receiving excellent treatment from the doctors and nurses. He added a "Hello" to all his friends here at home.
This January 25, 1945, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 1, column 5:
CPL. A.J. JAEGER SUFFERS WOUND IN BELGIUM, DEC. 24
Lowell Paratrooper Wears Five Stars Representing Five Major Landings in Enemy Territory
Fighting with the paratroopers in Belgium, Cpl. Anthony J. Jaeger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Jaeger of Lowell, was wounded in action on Dec. 24, a war department telegram informs his parents.
A veteran of the air-borne invasion of Africa, Sicily, and Italy, Cpl. Jaeger has been overseas since April, 1943. Among his citations for extensive action in Europe and the Mediterranean, "Tony" wears five battle stars representing five major landings in enemy territory.
Wounded the day before Christmas, he is now recovering in a hospital in France.
During the recent battle for France, Cpl. Jaeger was dropped inside the German lines on D-day and has seen action in Holland, Belgium and Germany. Upon completion of the Italian air-borne campaign, he was sent to England and later to northern Ireland for rest and further training in preparation for the massive attack on Germany.
"Tony," who attended St. Edwards grade school and Lowell high has one brother in service, Pfc. Peter Jaeger, who is stationed in the Pacific.
This October 4, 1945, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 5, column 4:
Anthony Jaeger, who recently was discharged on his return from overseas, is again working at the DuPont company in East Chicago. Last Sunday, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Jaeger, had a welcome home party for him, with relatives from Chicago, Griffith, Hammond, Lowell and Michigan, present to enjoy the day. At the same time, Charles E. Stringham, Jr., celebrated his birthday at his grandparents' home. He received many beautiful and useful gifts. A delicious chicken dinner was served to 27 guests.