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Guide to the Stanely G. Ivins Papers, RG 355

Listed by:  Catherine Conner
Date:  10/14/99


Date Span:  September 1942 December 1944

Size of Collection: 7 file folders

Biographical Sketch:  During World War II, Stanely G. Ivins enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Force, and over the next two years, he worked his way up to the rank of lieutenant.  He was stationed in various places such as Jefferson, Missouri;  Lincoln, Nebraska; Wayne, Pennsylvania; Boca Raton, Florida; and Orlando, Florida.

Scope / Content:  Contains letters Ivins wrote to his parents and his wife, Greta, about his experiences on different bases as he trained in the Air Force


Box 1

  1. September 1942

  2. October 1942

  3. November 1942

  4. February 1943 March 1943

  5. April 1943 September 1943

  6. May 1944 December 1944

  7. photograph of Ivins in uniform [dated on reverse:  7-15-43].


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