This March 2, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 1:
Camp Grant, Ill., Feb. 29 -- (Special) -- Brig Gen. James E. Baylis, camp commander, today announced that Pvt. Edward H. Witkowski of Lowell, has been graduated from the Camp Grant Medical Replacement Training Center clerical school.
This March 8, 1945, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 1:
While in the Tribune office last week, Mrs. Maude Krohn, who lives west of town, informed us she had just received a letter from Cpl. Edward Witkowsky, who is stationed with U.S. forces in France. Ed, a former L.H.S. student, said he was getting along fine and sent his regards to his many friends here at his former home.
This July 5, 1945, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 4, column 2:
Writing ro Mrs. Maude Krohn of rural route 2, Grant Park, Cpl. E. Witkowsky, former resident of Lowell writes from Oberau, Germany:
I guess it has been a long time since I last wrote you, but you know how it is over here. You said it was cold there--it's pretty nice here. About three days ago I went skiing at Zugzpitzbahn, which is supposed to be the highest place in Germany. It seemed funny to go skiing without a shirt, but it was real warm. I didn't do so badly--I only fell about 40 times. We skied about 3 miles and then had to walk back. I didn't think we'd make it. It used to cost $15 for the ride up the mountain and $25 a day to stay at the hotel. We also had a 7-course dinner at the Schneefenerhaus on top the mountain. It's supposed to be 2966 meters high and when we came down, did my ears pop! This is really a nice place to spend a vacation, but for me there's no place like Lowell. I sure miss home and the states. Maybe I'll get a furlough before going to the CBI. I hope so anyway.
We're still in operation over here, going on 8 months now, but it seems like 8 years.
I got a letter from Jimmy Curless last night and one from Jean the night before. Thanks a lot for sending me the Tribune. I'm getting it pretty regular.
This Lowell Tribune article was found in the April 25, 1946, issue (page 2, column 1):
Ed. Witkowski was discharged recently from the Medical Corps after serving in Italy, France, Germany and Austria. Ed is now home in Chicago.