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    • 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 Alfred J Popp to Jesse G Dorsey 13 Sep 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; United States. Army--Military life; Military training; Welding; Aberdeen Proving Ground (Md.)
    • Alfred says he will be attending welding school, which is a ten week course. He remarks how he has been stationed on both sides of the U.S. near the coast and says that is fine with him, as long as they do not put him on the water. He comments how...
    • Korean War Letter from Alfred J Popp to Jesse G Dorsey 22 Dec 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; United States. Army--Military life; Discovery Bay (Wash.); Fort Worden (Wash.); Welding
    • Alfred is back at Fort Worden in Washington. He and his wife Clarissa are living in a cabin at Discovery Bay. He is now a Corporal since he finished school. His job as a welder keeps him busy most days. He would be happy if the rest of his Army...
    • Korean War Letter from Arthur E Mikel to Jesse G Dorsey 18 Jan 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; United States. Army--Military life; Fort Knox (Ky.); United States. Army. Officer Candidate School
    • Arthur is in Fort Knox, Kentucky and writes that he has not heard from his brother since last September. He has been selected to go to Officer Candidate School but he feels bad being state side while other people he knows are overseas fighting. He...
    • Korean War Letter from Arthur E Mikel to Jesse G Dorsey 20 Mar 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; Indiantown Gap Military Reservation (Pa.); United States. Army--Military life
    • Arthur writes that he has moved twice since the last letter he sent Jesse. He mentions he has heard that Timmy Sells is going home and hopes he is able to walk again. He talks about all the rumors you hear in the Army. He thanks Jesse for all the...
    • Korean War Letter from Carl R Popp to Jesse G Dorsey 17 Oct 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; United States. Army--Military life; Camp Higashi-Chitose (Japan); Honshū (Japan); Weather
    • Carl has learned his brother, Elmer, has been inducted. His other brother is in the service as well. He feels this will cause a hardship on his mother and father to maintain the farm. Carl notes that General Ridgeway says they are now defense...
    • 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 Charles W Hall to Jesse G Dorsey 25 Jun 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; United States. Army--Military life
    • Charles is in Korea and says that it is hot and dry. He appreciates getting letters and the Speed-O-Meter from Jesse. He is in the 1st Cavalry Division. This letter is part of the Jesse G. Dorsey Korean War Correspondence collection. Dorsey was...
    • 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 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 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 Francis C Renn to Jesse G Dorsey 16 Oct 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; Military training; United States. Army--Military life
    • Francis is sorry he has not written in a while but he has been busy at night school. They have class from 5:30 pm until 4:00 am. The class is 13 weeks long and hopes to get furlough after it is over. The past week of weather was bad. The harvest...
    • 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 Francis C Renn to Jesse G Dorsey 24 Jul 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Correspondence; Military training; United States. Army--Military life; Fort Monmouth (N.J.)
    • Francis moved from Camp Cook to Ft. Monmouth, New Jersey and was not able to tell anyone he was switching camps. He thanks Jesse for the information on the races. He is in class for nine hours each day. He has been able to see much of the U.S. He...
    • Korean War Letter from Francis C Renn to Jesse G Dorsey 26 Jun 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Correspondence; Basic training (Military education)--Radio Repair; United States. Army--Military life; Camp Cooke (Calif.)
    • Francis has at least two or three letters to respond to each night. His company is just starting up their classes in Radio Repair. He has always been interested in how a radio works. His average in class is 95% and he is one of the highest scorers....
    • Korean War Letter from Francis C Renn to Jesse G Dorsey 3 Dec 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Correspondence; Military training; United States. Army--Military life; Military leaves and furloughs
    • Francis is sorry to hear that Jesse is in the hospital and hopes he gets well soon. He has four more week of night school left. At Christmas, 75% of men will get furlough but 25% will have to stay to keep the camp guarded. Francis lives 900 miles...
    • Korean War Letter from Francis C Renn to Jesse G Dorsey 4 Sep 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Correspondence; United States. Army--Military life; Basic training (Military education)--Radio Repair; Fort Monmouth (N.J.)
    • Francis is going to school nine hours every day. It is tiresome but he enjoys learning about telephone circuits. He will study this for three or four more weeks then move to a new subject. Francis got to go home after being away for six months. He...
    • Korean War Letter from George E McMurry to Jesse G Dorsey 7 Dec 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; United States. Army--Military life
    • George writes his letter on the back of a Christmas card. He discusses the weather and says he is going to Inchon, Japan and then hopes to be back in the states. He mentions Melvin Tobin and Paul Makowsy. This letter is part of the Jesse G. Dorsey...
    • Korean War Letter from James McCartney to Jesse G Dorsey 18 Apr 1953

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; Camp Atterbury (Ind.); United States. Army--Military life; Basic training
    • James writes from Camp Atterbury and tells Mr. Dorsey he has the wrong address for Herman Broddus. He says training has been tough so far. He says it is very cold and snowy. This letter is part of the Jesse G. Dorsey Korean War Correspondence...

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