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Overview This collection documents the World War II service and subsequent death of Charles Colmery Jr. Included are correspondence from Colmery to his family during his wartime service, letters relating to Colmery’s death, and a scrapbook of photographs documenting Colmery’s life from childhood to military service. Also included is a copy of a 1986 issue of Indiana Military History Journal which includes Charles Johnson’s article, “Warning-Warning: Strange Ships Entering...
Dates: circa 1920-1946, 1986
Overview This collection documents the life and military service of Walter W. Gentry, particularly Gentry’s death while serving in France during World War II. Included are letters between Gentry and his parents during his time training and serving with the military, notifications to his parents of Gentry’s status of missing in action as well as the notification of his death, and condolence letters and cards to his family. Also included are military documents from his service, a scrapbook kept by a...