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Three images of a souvenir photo and its holder from the Derby Restaurant in San Francisco, California. T.Sgt. Leonard J. Lawson (Asst. Engineer), S.Sgt. Gerald A. Klein (Gunner-Mechanic), Sgt. Gordon F. Bavor (Radio Operator), and T. Sgt. Frederick…

Two images of a Transient Combat Crew pass issued to Sgt. Gordon F. Bavor. The Transient Combat Crew pass allowed servicemen not assigned to a particular base to use that base's facilities, such as the mess hall and medical department.

The pass…

An unedited transcription of the log of T.Sgt. Frank D. Brumm, along with approximately a dozen primary source document including photos, telegrams, newspapers, maps, and official government documents.

T.Sgt. Brumm was on the B-24 "42-47483" with…

An approximately 230-page biography of 1st Lt. Ervin N. Miskin. The manuscript is broken in three parts. Ervin N. Miskin, Pilot, is a narrative biography of the 1st Lt. Miskin's life, the majority of which addresses his time in the military. The…

A three-page typed letter from S.Sgt. Wade Kehr to "Marg + Jim." The letter was most likely written at the American camp at Owi Island, NEI.

S.Sgt. Kehr reports that he is "on the first list going home." He was asked whether he would like to go…

A six-page typed letter from S.Sgt. Wade Kehr to "Marg + Jim." The letter was written at the American camp at Owi Island, NEI.

S.Sgt. Kehr opens by discussing the "really swell" location of the camp at Owi Island. He mentions the belly tank sail…

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 two-page handwritten letter from S.Sgt. Wade Kehr to "Mother + Dad." The letter was most likely written at the American camp at Dobodura, New Guinea.

S.Sgt. Kehr discusses the negatives that he sent to "Jim" for development. He asks for his…

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 the bar at the 403rd Bomb Squadron's enlisted men's club at Port Moresby, New Guinea.