This April 15, 1943, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 5, column 3:
Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Jonas of Chicago, were here Sunday, the guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Jonas. Delmar left Monday for Camp Grant at Rockford, Ill., to begin his army service.
This February 24, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 3:
Av./S. Delmar A. Jonas, who was transferred a short time ago from Alabama to Texas, is now taking a pre-flight course of instruction in navigation. Friends who might like to write to Delmar can obtain his new address at this office.
The following May 18, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 6, columns 1-2:
Air Cadet Delmar Jonas and wife from San Antonio, Texas, are here visiting his family and friends.
The following October 12, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2 column 1:
Visited Parents Here
Lt. Delmar Jonas and wife were here last week for a few days visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Jonas, at Lake Dalecarlia. Delmar has just recently been graduated from Ellington Field, Texas, as a navigator in the air corps. He went to Lincoln, Nebraska, from where he will be assigned to duty.
This Lowell Tribune article was found in the January 25, 1945, issue (page 5, column 3):
A son, David, was born to Lt. and Mrs. Delmar Jonas at the Evangelical hospital, Chicago, Jan. 20. Lt. Jonas, who is a navigator in the air corps, came from Omaha on Saturday to see his son. He expects to leave for overseas duty this week.
This April 5, 1945, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 2:
A U.S. Strategic Air Force Station in England -- 2nd Lt. Delmer A. Jonas, son of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Jonas, Lake Dalecarlia, Lowell, recently arrived in this war theatre of operations and received a brief orientation course at this station designed to help him adjust himself to life in a combat zone. 2nd Lt. Jonas will soon transfer to his permanent station from which America's fighting planes cover our advance into Germany.
Note that the paper misspelled his first name in this article.
This May 31, 1945, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 1:
An Eighth Air Force Bomber Station, England -- 2nd Lt. Delmar A. Jonas, 22, of Lowell, navigator of a B-17 Flying Fortress of the 95th bomb group, has been awarded an Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal for "meritorious achievement" while participating in Eighth Air Force bombing attacks on vital industrial targets in Germany, and on Nazi airfields, supply dumps and gun emplacements in conjunction with advances by Allied ground forces on the continent. The presentation was made by Lieutenant Col. Robert H. Stuart of San Jose, Calif., group commander.
Lt. Jonas is a member of the Fortress group which has received two Distinguished Unit Citations. One was for leading the first American bombing attacks on targets in Berlin in March, 1944; the other for outstanding bombing of a railroad marshalling yard at Munster, Germany in October, 1943. As a component of the Third Air Division, the 95th also shared in another Distinguished Unit Citation given the entire division for its historic England-Africa shuttle bombing of an important Messerschmitt fighter plane plant at Regensburg, Germany, in August, 1943. While flying more than 300 combat missions, the 95th dropped over 17,000 tons of bombs on Germany and German-held targets.
The AAF navigator is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Jonas of Lake Dalecarlia, north of Lowell, and is a graduate of L.H.S. The lieutenant's wife, Mrs. Ellyn Jonas, lives at 4059 South Campbell Ave., Chicago.
This June 28, 1945, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 1:
Lt. Delmar Jonas phoned his parents, the Claude Jonas', from Boston, Monday, that he had just landed in the U.S. After going to Camp Grant, Ill., he expects to get a furlough home soon.