Skip to main content

Add or remove other collections to your search:



Narrow your search by:



You've searched: All Collections

  • All fields: 1950-1953--War
(107 results)



Display: 20

    • Korean War Letter from Alfred J Popp to Jesse G Dorsey 13 May 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; United States. Army--Military life; Korean War, 1950-1953--War work--Red Cross; Military training; Fort Worden (Wash.); Welding
    • Alfred is at Fort Worden in Washington. He tells about the Red Cross and how they help people get leave to go home if a family member dies. He learns that his job is going to be a welder. He will start welding school at Hudson Point, Washington. He...
    • Korean War Letter from Carl R Popp to Jesse G Dorsey 9 May 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; Camp Higashi-Chitose (Japan); United States. Army--dentists; Korean War, 1950-1953--War work--Red Cross; Harbors--Japan--Otaru
    • Carl is surprised to read of so many people getting married back home. He sailed to Japan on the USNS Gen. John Pope. There were 5,000 men aboard. They left New Orleans, traveled down the Panama Canal, and stopping at Balboa to pick up more men. He...
    • Korean War Letter from Charles W Hall to Jesse G Dorsey 18 Nov 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Correspondence; Korean War, 1950-1953--Battlefields--Korea; United States. Army--Military life
    • Charles’s cavalry division has been defending a hill called Old Baldy. They had heavy losses to the Chinese. Winter is coming and he thinks the fighting will slow down. They received warmer clothes for winter. This letter is part of the Jesse G....
    • Korean War Letter from Wallace Raymond Hinton to Jesse G Dorsey 25 Apr 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Korean War, 1950-1953--Battlefields--Korea; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); United States. Army--Military life; Correspondence
    • Raymond is in Korea. They are currently under a counter attack. He says that all anybody talks about is rotation but he does not think much of the idea of rotation. He is now working as assistant division ammunition officer. This letter is part of...
    • Korean War Letter from Maynard C McRae to Jesse G Dorsey 16 May 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; United States. Air Force--Military life; Correspondence; Pusan (Korea); Pohang (Korea); Korean War, 1950-1953--War work--Red Cross
    • Maynard writes from Pohang, Korea that they are building quite a few new buildings on base. He says they have a pool table and ping pong table in the recreation hall, along with other games donated by the Red Cross. He travels to Pusan for dental...
    • Korean War Letter from Lionel E Dold to Jesse G Dorsey 14 Oct 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; Korean War, 1950-1953--War work--Red Cross; West Point (N.Y.)
    • Lionel is in school at West Point. He has been in the hospital for two weeks because of a foot infection. He says the Red Cross provides them magazines, cards, books, and other things. He enjoyed getting the items because he could not get those...
    • Korean War Letter from Lloyd V Dold to Jesse G Dorsey 7 May 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Camp McGill (Japan); Korean War, 1950-1953--War work--Red Cross; United States. Army--Military life; Correspondence
    • Lloyd is at Camp McGill in Japan. They will be moving to Mt. Fujayama to a training base. He went to Kankori and saw a statue of Budha. Lloyd says that the Red Cross is not helpful and that it is a bitter joke. This letter is part of the Jesse G....
    • Korean War Letter from Wallace Raymond Hinton to Jesse G Dorsey 4 Jun 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Chuncheon (Korea); Korean War, 1950-1953--War work--Red Cross; United States. Army--Military life; Correspondence
    • Raymond is in Chuncheon, Korea. Ray replies to Jesse’s question about how the Red Cross is doing. Ray has not ever had to use their services. He says they are well set up in the combat zone. He describes how the Red Cross is connected to the...
    • Korean War Letter from Paul D Hinton to Jesse G Dorsey 10 Jun 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; United States. Army. Cavalry Division, 1st; Korean War, 1950-1953--Battlefields--Korea; Correspondence
    • Paul is in Korea and writes about not getting much sleep because of the Chinese. They had a Chinese B26 bomber fly over which caused a lot of excitement. He describes the battle to shoot the bomber down. He talks about what it is like being bombed...
    • Korean War Letter from Paul D Hinton to Jesse G Dorsey 29 Mar 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; United States. Army. Cavalry Division, 1st; Korean War, 1950-1953--Railroad transportation; Correspondence; Living conditions
    • Paul is in Korea in the Cavalry. He has not been getting his mail for a couple months because he is moving around so much. They traveled across Korea via railroad. Paul thinks the towns are a complete wreck. He is not exactly sure where he is but...
    • Korean War Letter from Dewey A Mikel to Jesse G Dorsey 24 Jun 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Korean War, 1950-1953--Battlefields--Korea; United States. Army--Military life; Correspondence
    • Dewey writes from North Korea and has been getting the Speed-O-Meter newsletter that Jesse writes. Dewey says the weather is very hot. For the past two years, he has been driving a truck. One of them was blown up near Masan and the other was caught...
    • Korean War Letter from Paul D Hinton to Jesse G Dorsey 28 Nov 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; United States. Army. Cavalry Division, 1st; Correspondence; Korean War, 1950-1953--Battlefields--Korea; Weather
    • Paul is in Korea but just found out his division is being sent to Japan. The weather has been cold. Christmas is coming and he will be glad to be out of Korea. This letter is part of the Jesse G. Dorsey Korean War Correspondence collection. Dorsey...
    • Korean War Letter from Paul D Makowsky to Jesse G Dorsey 7 Jul 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; SS Purple Star; Camp Drake (Japan); Yokohama (Japan); Lynx News (ship newsletter); Marine Lynx; Inje (Korea); Sasebo (Japan); Correspondence; Korean War, 1950-1953--Battlefields--Korea
    • Paul is somewhere in Korea. He sailed on Marine Lynx to Yokohama, Japan. Their ship picked up a distress signal from the SS Purple Star. They had a man that had been beaten over the head by MPs and needed medical treatment. The captain decided to...
    • Korean War Letter from William E Woods to Jesse G Dorsey 7 Oct 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; United States. Navy--Military life; USS Estes (AGC-12); Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Kobe (Japan); Yokosuka (Japan); Correspondence
    • Bill is currently in Yokosuka, Japan. Their ship has visited Mojir and Kobe as well as all major ports in Japan and Korea. They will leave again soon but do not know where they are going, because most things are kept secret. He is awarded the Navy...
    • Korean War Letter from G C Miller to Jesse G Dorsey 8 May 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Mobile (Ala.); Correspondence; United States. Air Force--Military life--Pilot; Military aircraft
    • G. C. is stationed in Mobile, Alabama. Being away from home approximately ten years has made it difficult to remember people’s names. He has a new assignment flying a large airplane, the C-74. He still flies overseas carrying cargo and passengers...
    • Korean War Letter from William Lawrence Montgomery to Jesse G Dorsey 25 Oct 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; United States. Army--Military life; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Fort George G. Meade (Md.); Correspondence; Military training
    • William is on his third week of basic training at Ft. George G. Meade in Maryland. He has eight more weeks of infantry training and then eight weeks of medical training. He remarks about going to Washington DC and seeing the capitol for the first...
    • Korean War Letter from Maynard C McRae to Jesse G Dorsey 30 Mar 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; United States. Air Force--Military life; Correspondence; Pohang-dong (Pohang, South Korea)
    • Maynard talks about doing basic training in Texas then going to Air Police school in Florida. He travels to California, Japan, and then gets stationed in Korea. The base he is on operates an emergency landing strip for planes on the front lines. He...

QuickView

Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
 

Layout options:

Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK
Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK