Polk County

Pfc. Mike Bosovich



Mike Bosovich, Prisoner, Freed

Pfc. Mike Bosovich, member of the 311th Division, who was captured by the Germans Feb. 17, 1943, at Fahl Pass, in North Africa, was freed Apr. 22, by an American army, according to word received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Bosovich, 105 Thirteenth st., West Des Moines. Private Bosovich, in a V-mail letter, said he would be home soon.

He has two brothers in the service, Cpl. Dan Bosovich, Alamogordo, N. M., and John Bosovich, machinist’s mate, first class, in the Pacific.

Source: Des Moines Tribune, May 8, 1945