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    • Speedometer 1952 - Newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company, Speed, Indiana

    • Louisville Cement Company (Speed, Ind.); The Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Speed Way (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Warning Star (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Speed, Ind.;...
    • The Speedometer was a monthly or sometimes bi-weekly newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company in Speed, Indiana. The newsletter was focused on safety issues at the plant but also included human interest stories. The Speedometer began publication...
    • Korean War Letter from Marvin R Bottorff to Jesse G Dorsey 29 Sep 1953

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; United States. Air Force--Military life; Ground Controlled Approach Unit; Taegu (Korea); Pussan (Korea); Fuchu (Japan)
    • Marvin is currently stationed in Japan but had to go to Korea. He went to survey for a site to locate radar equipment. He has been to several countries overseas and thinks Korea is the most primitive. He does not see what is being fought over. The...
    • 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 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...
    • 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...
    • Speedometer 1954 - Newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company, Speed, Indiana

    • Louisville Cement Company (Speed, Ind.); The Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Speed Way (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Warning Star (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Speed, Ind.;...
    • The Speedometer was a monthly or sometimes bi-weekly newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company in Speed, Indiana. The newsletter was focused on safety issues at the plant but also included human interest stories. The Speedometer began publication...
    • 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 Ralph E Prather to Jesse G Dorsey 3 Sep 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); United States. Navy--Military life; USS Badoeng Strait; Correspondence
    • It has been 15 months since Ralph has been home. He is sorry to hear the bad news about Posey Cooper. Ralph left for Korea on an escort carrier. They went to Kobe, Japan to pick up Marine pilots and planes. The ship stayed off the coast of Korea...
    • Korean War Letter from Danny J Vogel to Jesse G Dorsey 23 Oct 1953

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); United States. Army--Military life--Korea--post war; Hunting; Fishing; Correspondence
    • Danny is writing from Korea after the war is over. He says everyone enjoys reading the Speed-O-Meter newsletter. Now that it is too cold to swim, he spends some of his free time fishing. The streams have been messed up by people using hand grenades...
    • Korean War Letter from Wallace Raymond Hinton to Jesse G Dorsey 13 Mar 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); United States. Army--Military life; 38th Parallel (Korea); Correspondence
    • Raymond is in South Korea. He writes a correction to information provided in the Speed-O-Meter newsletter that Jesse sent him. Ray visited the 17th Infantry Regiment and thinks they are the top regiment in Korea. He can only think of going home and...
    • 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 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 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...

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