Series II. Personal correspondence from Lynn Rose Jr : Correspondence; V-mail 19440100-19441100
- Marlborough, Wiltshire : Adam Matthew Digital, 2019.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource
- Additional Creators:
- Adam Matthew Digital (Firm)
- Description: This series consist of 44 letters from Lynn Rose Jr., to his parents, Lynn and Blanche Rose, in Sterling, Kansas. In 1944, Rose was stationed at Hunter Field, Georgia; Army Air Field, Columbus, Indiana; Andrews Field, England; Chartres, France; and Reims, France. Rose writes about his daily routine; training drills, promotions, waiting to ship out in March, life in England, English race relations with African Americans, German propaganda, earning his air medals and insignia, flying planes over Normandy, his sisterâ€™s marriage, life in France, American soldiers being wounded or killed while trying to collect items left behind by the Germans, and the number of missions he completed.;Personal correspondence, photographs, military documents, and government documents from the service of Staff Sergeant Lynn Rose, who was killed in action while serving as a gunner on the B-26 "Draggin Lady" with the 599th Bombardment Squadron, 397th Bombardment Group (M) in the European Theater of Operations. The collection is arranged into five series: I. Personal correspondence from Lynn Rose Jr., December 1942-December 1943; II. Personal correspondence from Lynn Rose Jr., January 1944-November 1944; III. Photographs; IV. Military and government documents, 1942-1945; V. Personal correspondence from Miss Lena Nichols, February 1943.
- Original Version:
- Reproduction of: Series II. Personal correspondence from Lynn Rose Jr. Jan - Nov 1944.
- Location of Originals:
- The National WWII Museum
- Copyright Note:
- Material sourced from The National WWII Museum
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