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    • Letter from Clifford R. Leap to Mr. Jesse Dorsey, July 20, 1945.

    • Wood carving; Correspondence; Military spouses; Military service; Postal service; Stress; Safety; United States. Navy--History; Military rations; Weather
    • The Jesse G. Dorsey Collection of World War II Correspondence consists of correspondence from 348 service members and their relatives, written to Jesse Dorsey during World War II. Mr. Dorsey was the Director of Recreation and Welfare and editor of...
    • Smith Letter from William F. Smith, 15 Apr 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States. Navy--Military life; United States Navy in World War II. War in the Pacific; Indiana Army Ammunition Plant--Indiana--Charlestown; Christmas presents
    • William is in the west Pacific. He just received Chirstmas presents of stationary and nuts. He talks about the powder plant being built in Charlestown and thinks he could make big money working there. This letter is part of a 37 letter collection...
    • Smith Letter from William F. Smith, 26 May 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States. Navy--Military life; United States Navy in World War II. War in the Pacific
    • William is in the west Pacific. He starts this letter with a long greeting and explains how sailors have an odd way of greeting each other. He asks about the family. He has a new job watching a generator. This letter is part of a 37 letter...
    • Smith Letter from William F. Smith, 10 Jun 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States. Navy--Military life; United States Navy in World War II. War in the Pacific; Peleliu Island (Palau); Indiana Army Ammunition Plant--Indiana--Charlestown; Farming
    • William is at Peleliu Island. He asks Frank about his farming and how the weather is effecting planting. He talks about the powder plant in Charlestown and wonders if the plant will be there when he gets back home so that he can work there. He...
    • Smith Letter from William F. Smith, 9 Jul 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States. Navy--Military life; United States Navy in World War II. War in the Pacific; Peleliu Island (Palau); Squirrel hunting; Rain
    • William is at Peleliu Island. He talks about Frank setting his tobacco crop and how the price should be good because of shortages. He tells about the rain where he is. He says you can't tell a difference in the seasons. He wants to know about...
    • Smith Letter from William F. Smith, 6 Aug 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States. Navy--Military life; United States Navy in World War II. War in the Pacific; Peleliu Island (Palau); Indiana Army Ammunition Plant--Indiana--Charlestown; Weather
    • William is at Peleliu Island. Frank sent him pictures of old Kentucky. William shared them with some of the boys and they all believe their state is the best. He tells stories about how hot it is. He wonders if the powder plant will be open after...
    • Smith Letter from William F. Smith, 25 Aug 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States. Navy--Military life; United States Navy in World War II. War in the Pacific; Peleliu Island (Palau); Homesickness; Squirrel hunting; Tobacco
    • William is at Peleliu Island. He talks about it being tobacco cutting time and how he wishes he could be there to help. He wants to know about squirrel hunting season. He talks about Frank's coon dogs. This letter is part of a 37 letter collection...
    • Smith Letter from William F. Smith, 23 Sep 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States. Navy--Military life; United States Navy in World War II. War in the Pacific; Peleliu Island (Palau); Indiana Army Ammunition Plant--Indiana--Charlestown; Prisoners of...
    • William is at Peleliu Island. He talks about the DuPont plant in Charlestown. Frank's tobacco crop wasn't so good. He asked about Frank's squirrel hunting and would like to join him. He says he gets to fish. They use hand grenades in the ocean to...
    • Smith Letter from William F. Smith, 9 Mar 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States. Navy--Military life; United States Navy in World War II. War in the Pacific; Indiana Army Ammunition Plant--Indiana--Charlestown; Ohio River; Weather
    • William is in the Navy in the west Pacific. He talks about the Ohio River flooding and the weather being bad. He mentions the new plant in Charlestown needing workers and he would love to be there. This letter is part of a 37 letter collection...
    • Letter from Marion Pope to Mr. Jesse Dorsey, June 21, 1943.

    • Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Postal service; Souvenirs; Softball; Military promotions; Military discharges
    • The Jesse G. Dorsey Collection of World War II Correspondence consists of correspondence from 348 service members and their relatives, written to Jesse Dorsey during World War II. Mr. Dorsey was the Director of Recreation and Welfare and editor of...

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