World War (1939-1945) -- Italy
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Series — Box WWII 90, Folder: 1-4
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence from Sgt. Bob Walters, USAAF to his parents and aunt during the Second World War. His first year in the service, from 1942 to 1943, he writes mostly about his training as a member of the ground crew in the Army Air Corps. As a Private, Walters worked primarily with radios and electronics for bombers, and his letters detail his experience in training school at Boca Raton, Florida, as well as his promotion to Sergeant and as a ground radio operator in Casper,...
Dates: 1942-09-02 - 1945-07-27
Series — Box WWII 90, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents This series contains one V-mail letter from Sgt. Robert H. Walters, USAAF to his aunt Edna Duvall while Walters was stationed in Italy during the Second World War. He thanks her for the Reader's Digests she sent and explains briefly about the local wildlife.
Scope and Contents This series contains five v-mail sent by PhM Eugene R. Wappner, USN during the Second World War as well as four photographs of PHM Wappner taken during the war. The photographs are copies of originals. One of the photographs is with his brother TSgt. Richard Wappner, USA in North Africa in May 1943.
Dates: 1943-05-28 - 1943-10-15
Scope and Contents This series contains materials relating to Capt. John R. Gilmore, USAAF during the Second World War. Included are one v-mail, one graduation flyer from the Air Corps Advanced Flying School, two photographs and three photocopies of clippings and an invitation to the graduation. The photographs are of Lt. Gilmore and his father, and one of him with his wife, Clarabelle and child John R. Gilmore, Jr. The clippings describe his acceptance as a flying cadet and a letter he sent home...
Dates: 1941-10-31 - 1943-09-22