Allamakee County

Pfc. Cletus J. Unterberger



Personal Diary of WWII Prisoner, Cletus J. Unterberger

~Includes page scan images with handwritten notes

~Includes photographs

~Includes notations

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Source: This collection was respectfully prepared in tribute to Clete on behalf of his wife, Bernadette and niece Mary Lynn.


Pvt. Cletus Unterberger, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Unterberger, north of Monona, is on his way home after being released from a German prisoner of war camp April 29, 1945, according to a letter received by his parents. He was captured at Faid Pass, Feb. 17, 1943, and was held in four different camps. He was with the 168th infantry, 34th division.

Source: Local newspaper, published sometime after April 29, 1945