Roland W. Alderman Second World War correspondence
This collection contains correspondence from F/O Roland W. Alderman, USAAF to his brother, Clarence Alderman, and mother during the Second World War. F/O Alderman would sometimes refer to himself as Joe and would sign his letters as Joe. The collectino consists of one V-Mail to his mother, signed Roland, two postcards to Clarence, signed Joe, and one business card that reads "Roland W. Alderman, Flight Officer, Army of the United States."
- Majority of material found within 1944 August 31 - 1945 June 11
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Biographical / Historical
Flight Officer Roland W. Alderman, United States Army Air Force (4/16/1916 - 7/10/1996) served during and after the Second World War. Born in Carroll County, Virginia, he was trained in Memphis, Tennessee and was eventually deployed to China with the 1339th Army Air Force Base Unit. He served at Chengkung Air Base in China. Roland often referred to himself as "Joe." F/O Alderman spent most of his life in Galaxy, VA where he passed away in 1996.
.01 Linear feet (1 folder)
Language of Materials
This collection contains correspondence from Flight Officer Roland W. Alderman, United States Army Air Force, to his brother Clarence and his mother during and shortly after the Second World War.
This collection is arranged in chronological order.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection is a gift of Peggy Alderman Williams.
- Correspondence -- World War, 1939-1945 Subject Source: Local sources
- Postcards. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States -- Army -- Air Forces Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. -- Army. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- V-mail Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- World War (1939-1945) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- World War (1939-1945) -- China -- Manchuria Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Roland W. Alderman Second World War correspondence
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