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A hand-written flight log containing accounts of 57 missions, as well as recorded flight time for training and transportation flights.In addition to listing the date, target, flight time, aircraft nickname, and base of origin, S.Sgt. Kehr includes…

A one-page typed 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 opens by discussing those at home that have written to him and quickly transitions to the…

An order from Lt. Gen. George C. Kinney listing the officers and enlisted men, including S.Sgt. Douglas Flack, that were to receive the Air Medal and/or the Oak-Leaf Clusters and the missions for which they were decorated.

DD-214 personnel record for S.Sgt. Douglas Flack's tour of duty in the SW Pacific.

An order from Lt. Gen. George C. Kinney listing the officers and enlisted men, including S.Sgt. Douglas Flack, that were to receive the Air Medal and/or the Oak-Leaf Clusters and the missions for which they were decorated.

Six black and white photos of a medals and citation ceremony at Nadzab, New Guinea.

The enlisted men pictured are unidentified but Col. James Pettus, 43rd Bomb Group Commanding Officer, is pictured in the first photo in the second column.

Seven black and white photos of a medals and citation ceremony at Nadzab, New Guinea. The individuals involved are unidentified.

A letter on behalf of the President of the United States confirming the posthumous award of the Purple Heart to S.Sgt. Alfred E. "Allie" Dow. The letter is from Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson.

Official Gold Star Citation of Honor presented to the next of kin of S.Sgt. Alfred E. "Allie" Dow

An order listing the recommended promotions for 43rd Bomb Group enlisted men by squadron. James W. Eide is listed, amongst approximately 50 other servicemen.