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    • 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 V Bruce Stockdell to Jesse G Dorsey 19 Mar 1953

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); United States. Air Force--Military life; Vienna (Austria); Correspondence
    • Bruce thanks Jesse for sending him a Speed-O-Meter but will understand if he cannot send them in the future. He only recognized one name in the paper. He is currently in Vienna and cannot say anything about his work other than he is in the Air...
    • 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 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 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 Robert L Kahl to Jesse G Dorsey 22 May 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); USS Dixie (Destroyer tender); United States. Navy--Military life; Correspondence
    • Robert enjoys getting the letters and Speed-O-Meter from Jesse. He likes reading about the people from home. He is stationed on the USS Dixie destroyer. He saw Diddy Prather and spent liberty with him in Old Mexico. Robert is now engaged to Mary...
    • Korean War Letter from David Scholl to Jesse G Dorsey 13 Jul 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); United States. Navy--Military life; Military training; Camp Moffett (Ill.); Correspondence
    • David is happy to read in the Speed-O-Meter about men he used to work with. Life in the Navy is not much different than working at a mill. He tells about waking up early, getting to class, and doing a lot of drills. He is going on service week soon...
    • Korean War Letter from Lawrence G Kahl to Jesse G Dorsey 3 Sep 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; United States. Navy--Military life
    • Lawrence writes to Jesse to thank him for sending letters and the Speed-O-Meter. They have the day off and have been spending it washing and rolling clothes for seabag inspection tomorrow. There are other local boys staying in the same area. This...
    • Korean War Letter from James R Regan to Jesse G Dorsey 14 Dec 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; United States. Navy--Military life; USS Princeton
    • James was home on leave but did not get to see Jesse. He has not received a Speed-O-Meter since he has been back so does not know what is happening. He heard that Mr. Lamaster died. He says to tell everyone hello. This letter is part of the Jesse...
    • Korean War Letter from Francis C Renn to Jesse G Dorsey 20 May 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); San Luis Obispo (Calif.); Camp Cooke (Calif.); Correspondence; Military training; United States. Army--Military life
    • Francis has learned more from Jesse’s letters and the Speed-O-Meter than he has from his parents. He was stationed at Camp Gordan, Georgia where he did his basic training before moving to Camp Cooke. His company is doing schooling on basic...
    • Korean War Letter from Carl R Popp to Jesse G Dorsey 28 Jan 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; Camp Polk (La.); United States. Army--dentists; United States. Army. Medical Battalion, 120th
    • Carl has been receiving letters and the Speed-O-Meter from Jesse. He has heard that the area of Starlight, Indiana has been hard hit by the draft. He learns that his brother may have to enlist soon. Carl is in the dental section doing inspections...
    • 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 Jerry Steward to Jesse G Dorsey 6 May 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); USS General Randall; Correspondence; United States. Navy--Military life; Military training
    • Jerry writes from Oran, Algeria from the USS Randall and thanks Jesse for the sending letters and the Speed-O-Meter. He also thanks him for the Bret Hart phrases. He thinks it almost a crime that men who just finished a war are being called back...
    • Korean War Letter from Charles Massie to Jesse G Dorsey 9 Aug 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); USS Valcour (AVP-55); Correspondence; Persian Gulf; Mediterranean Sea; United States. Navy--Military life
    • Charles writes to Jesse to thank him for the letters and the Speed-O-Meter and to give him his new address. The naval ship that he is on is a small seaplane tender. They can also do communications and weather observation. They are in the...
    • Korean War Letter from Ralph E Prather to Jesse G Dorsey 3 Oct 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); United States. Navy--Military life; USS Badoeng Strait; Yokosuka (Japan); Correspondence
    • Ralph is in Yokosuka, Japan. He does not have his brother’s address but will send it to Jesse when he gets it. Ralph wants Jesse to keep sending the Speed-O-Meter. This letter is part of the Jesse G. Dorsey Korean War Correspondence collection....
    • Korean War Letter from William E Del Grande to Jesse G Dorsey 18 Oct 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Camp Desert Rock (Nev.); Camp Cooke (Calif.); United States. Army--Military life; Correspondence
    • Bill is at Camp Desert Rock in Nevada. He cannot talk about what he does there. He will be at Camp Cooke, California next. Bill really enjoys getting the Speed-O-Meter in the mail. This letter is part of the Jesse G. Dorsey Korean War...
    • Korean War Letter from Ora Burr to Jesse G Dorsey 2 Dec 1953

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence
    • Ora is writing to Jesse to give him her son’s address so that he can continue to receive Jesse’s letters and the Speed-O-Meter. Her son is James O Burr. James is overseas and should be back in the States by June. This letter is part of the Jesse G....
    • Korean War Letter from E O Ted Bridgewater to Jesse G Dorsey 8 Oct 1953

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; United States. Army--Military life; Weather
    • He received a letter and Speed-O-Meter from Jesse. He is on a 16 month tour. The weather is getting cold. A typhoon hit the island where he is. He took photos of a badly hit town. They lost electricity and their food supply was low. He works as...
    • 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 Mabyn S Barnett to Jesse G Dorsey 23 Aug 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); United States. Army. Women's Army Corps--Military life; Correspondence
    • Mabyn has just gotten back after a 3 day pass. She has received Jesse’s letter and Speed-O-Meter. She rested while on leave as it is impossible for her to get rest on the post. She states that the Finance Center in Indianapolis will take two years...

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