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Exposing the Third ReichColonel Truman Smith in Hitler's Germany$

Henry G. Gole

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780813141763

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813141763.001.0001

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(p.330) Appendix B: Smith to His Sister on the Death of His Daughter, 1923

(p.330) Appendix B: Smith to His Sister on the Death of His Daughter, 1923

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Exposing the Third Reich
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University Press of Kentucky

The Smiths were living in Germany when their firstborn child, Alling, died at the age of two. Smith sent this radiogram to his sister, Charlotte, with the news. The baby was cremated and the ashes were buried in Connecticut. Kay was determined to have another child and did, in 1924.

RADIOGRAM

WORLD WIDE WIRELESS

RADIO CORPORATION OF AMERICA

Send the following Radiogram “VIA RCA” subject to terms on back hereof, which are hereby agreed to

INY A 9IO AM I4 RADD VIA RCA

BERLIN JUNE 17 1923

CHARLOTTE SMITH

SHIP POINT STAMFORD

ALLING DIED SATURDAY AFTERNOON CREMATING

SENDING ASHES HOME

TRUMAN