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Box SC1900-1949.008


Contains 1 Collection or Record:

Letters - July 1945

 File — Box: SC1900-1949.008, Folder: 4118.02
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains letters from Paul Gilbert Stroud Jr., a U.S. Air Force serviceman in World War II, to his family in New Hampshire while he was stationed at Gunter Field in Alabama during the spring and summer of 1945. He describes his various duties and events during his four-month tour at Gunter. One of the letters describes the crash of a B-25 "with a crew of 8 negroes... during a take-off from this field. It happened shortly after midnight. They all were killed...
Dates: 1945 March - July