Date: September 15, 1988
Collection Size: 1.5 cubic feet
Scope/Content: Papers include materials from flight school training, photographs, military orders, maps, a diary by Dorsey of D-Day June 1944, correspondence to Dorsey by family and friends during World War II, and miscellaneous items. Organized into 4 series: 1. Correspondence; 2. Military Service Docuements; 3. Photographs; 4. Miscellaneous.
Biographical Note: Dorsey was a native of Opelika, Alabama, and
attended Alabama Polytechnic Institute. He was a combat pilot in the European
Theatre in World War II with 44 combat missions. He was awarded the Air
Medal and the Distinguished Flying Cross. After the war he was a commercial
pilot and instructor, and later an accountant.
SERIES 1: Correspondence:
SERIES 2: Military Service Documents. Includes Flight training materials.
SERIES 4: Miscellaneous
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