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Camp Wheeler (Ga.)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

James Adams collection

 Collection — 12.0004 - Box 1
Identifier: 02.12.0004
Content Description

This collection relates to James Adams who served as an infantryman with the 26th "Yankee" Division and later the 87th Infantry regiment, part of General George Patton's 3rd Army. The collection contains letters and postcards from James Adams to family, mostly his mother.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-1945

Allen H. Crawford transcript

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.03.0030
Content Description

This collection relates to Allen H. Crawford who served in the U.S. Army Air Force as a bombardier and navigator in the 401st Bomb Group in the European Theater of Operation during World War II. This collection contains an oral history transcript where Crawford details his numerous bombing missions over Germany from late 1944 through the end of the war.

Dates: 1943-1945; June 5, 2000

George Kass papers

 Collection — Box 01.0528-Box 1
Identifier: 02.01.0528
Scope and Contents

This collection pertains to Private First Class George Kass who served with Company E of the 18th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 1st Division. The collection consists of letters written to and from Kass to his family, particularly his sister Rose Goldblum. Kass' letters provide detailed accounts of Army life, and Rose's letters provide a civilian perspective on life and the war. The letters begin after Kass' enlistment in 1942 and end when he is wounded in action on September 5, 1944.

Dates: 1941-1944; Date acquired: 05/07/2001