History Colorado Celebrates the Life of Coloradan Veteran Amos Estrada

​Western Union Telegram notifying Lillian of Amos' death
​Western Union Telegram notifying Lillian of Amos’ death

Imagine hearing a knock on the door and being handed a Western Union telegram notifying you that your husband, son or child has been killed in action. For those left behind during World War II, a telegram was the epitome of tragedy, and that’s what Lillian, the wife of Sergeant Amos F. Estrada, received on September 25, 1944. Continue reading “History Colorado Celebrates the Life of Coloradan Veteran Amos Estrada”