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A six-page handwritten letter from S.Sgt. Wade Kehr to "Mother + Dad." The letter was written in several separate sitings, most likely written at the American camp at Nadzab, New Guinea.

S.Sgt. Kehr opens by discussing the oppressive heat and the…

A four-page handwritten letter from S.Sgt. Wade Kehr to "Marg + Jim." The letter was most likely written at the American camp at Nadzab, New Guinea.

S.Sgt. Kehr discusses the loads of mail that was waiting for him when he returned from leave. He…

A three-page handwritten letter from S.Sgt. Wade Kehr to "Marg + Jim." The letter was most likely written at the American camp at Dobodura, New Guinea.

S.Sgt. Kehr discusses his adopted dog, "Sgt. Gunner," that he had to leave behind in Salina…

One black and white photo of S.Sgt. Wade Kehr and several of his crew mates after returning to the American airfield at Nadzab, New Guinea from a mission.

One black and white photo of S.Sgt. Wade Kehr at his waist gun position during a mission.

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One black and white photo of a formation of B-24s in flight. The photo is taken from the cockpit of a B-24 in the rear of the formation. At least 12 aircraft are visible.

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One black and white photo of B-24 #42-63985 in flight. The photo is taken from another B-24 flying on its starboard side.

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A comical sketch of from an unknown source of a B-24 crew making a low-level attack on Japanese shipping. This is one in a series of similar sketches contained in the Clark scrapbook.

Official Army issued Flight Record and Log containing entries for 83 missions including Capt. Zeamer's Medal of Honor mission on 16 June 1943.

Entries are mostly comprehensive, listing dates, aircraft serial numbers, base of departure, flight…

Hand-written flight log containing accounts of 39 out of 41 missions (missions 5 and 6 are missing).

In addition to listing the date, target, flight time, and base of origin, Lt. Houglum describes "Bomb Results," as well as any anti-aircraft fire…