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    • Korean War Letter from W Ralph Kraemer to Jesse G Dorsey 31 Jul 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); United States. Army. Engineer Construction Battalion, 62nd; Puson (Korea); Yongdungpo (Korea); Chunchon (Korea); Han River (Korea)--Bridges--Design...
    • Ralph has been receiving the Speed-O-Meter and letters from Jesse. He has been moving around and joined the Sixty-Second Engineer Construction Battalion and was in Yongdungpo, Korea. They rebuilt a bridge over the Han River. They were in Chunchon...
    • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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...
    • 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...
    • 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 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 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...

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