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World War (1939-1945) -- Italy

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Series 1, Correspondence from Robert H. Walters to his parents, 1942 September 2 - 1945 July 27

 Series — Box WWII 116, Folder: 1-4, 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...
Dates: 1942 September 2 - 1945 July 27

Series 2, Correspondence from Robert H. Walters to Edna Duval, 1944 April 13

 Series — Box WWII 116, Folder: 5, 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.

Dates: 1944 April 13

Series 3, Eugene R. Wappner, 1943 May 28 - October 15

 Series
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 May 28 - October 15

Series 8, John R. Gilmore, 1941 October 31 - 1943 September 22

 Series
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 October 31 - 1943 September 22