Guide to the Earl Alexander, Jr., Papers, RG 237

Listed by:  DC
Date:  6-22-99

Date Span:  1943-1945

Size of Collection: 26 file folders

Biographical Sketch:  2nd Lt. Earl Alexander, Jr., (15th Squadron, 61st Group, United States Army Air Force) was stationed at various air bases in the United States during World War II.  He also spent time in Belem, Brazil, North Africa, and France.

Scope / Content:  These letters from a United States Army Air Force pilot to his parents during World War II cover flight training, military service, and the author's observations regarding various localities.  The dated letters are arranged in chronological order.  The undated letters are arranged by the location indicated on the letterhead.  Some of the letters are undated and have no location on the letterhead. 

Box 1

  1. May 1943

  2. June 1943

  3. July-August 1943

  4. September 1943

  5. October 1943

  6. December 1943

  7. January-March 1944

  8. April-June 1944

  9. July-September 1944

  10. February-March 1945

  11. May-June 1945

  12. July-August 1945

  13. Albany, Georgia

  14. Atlantic City, New Jersey

  15. Belem, Brazil

  16. Belem, Brazil

  17. Burlington, Vermont

  18. France

  19. Greenwood, Mississippi

  20. Malden, Missouri

  21. Montgomery, Alabama

  22. Nashville, Tennessee

  23. North Africa

  24. No date, no place

  25. No date, no place

  26. Fragment

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