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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 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 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 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…

A four-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 reports that he finally received his photos from a furlough in Sydney, but is not able to…

A five-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 tells his family that the officers of his normal crew have been missing for two weeks. He…

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…