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Western Kentucky University

1943

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Ua1c12 Co. A 27th Tank Battalion, 20th Armored Division Broadside, Unknown Jan 1943

Ua1c12 Co. A 27th Tank Battalion, 20th Armored Division Broadside, Unknown

WKU Archives Records

Broadside of thanks from Company A of the 27th Tank Battalion of the 20th Armored Division. The inscription is: To those of you who made our lives happier. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts. The broadside was signed by the members of the battalion and it includes a photograph of a tank.

Notations and signatures: Cpl. Bob "Red" Irwin Pvt. Jack "Snafu" Arkush Co. Capt. T. Piuhl T/5 Francis W. Cassidy Pvt. Ray F. Kitchen (K.) T/5 "Slugger" Derkman Cpl. "Sloan" Mullens (?) T/5 Ed Larger Sgt. George E. Blosus Cpl. Bruce Keating Pfc. Melvin ...


Ua1c12 11th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron Broadside, Astin Jan 1943

Ua1c12 11th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron Broadside, Astin

WKU Archives Records

Broadside of thanks from the 11th Tactical Reconnassance Squadron [sic]. The inscription in the lower right corner is: The 11th Tal Rcn SQ want to thank the fine people of Bowling Green for the way they received and treated them. The broadside was signed by the members of the squadron and it includes a drawing of a plane with a photograph of "Jim" the pilot. The 11th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron were stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky during part of World War II.

Notations and signatures: "The Three Musketeers" S/Sgt. John A. Bogart "Photo" Cpl. Joseph Correri "Photo" Sgt. Everett ...


Ua1c12 835th Chemical Co. Air Operations Broadside, W. D. R. Jan 1943

Ua1c12 835th Chemical Co. Air Operations Broadside, W. D. R.

WKU Archives Records

Broadside of bomb with 835th Chemical Co. Air Operations Municipal Airport by W.D.R. Names inscribed along the top are S/Sgt. Rogers, Cpl. Enright, Pvt. Hamrick, Lt. Holland, Pvt. Benavides, Pvt. Castro and Pvt. Reynolds. Many "thanks" to the people of Bowling Green is written in the lower left corner. The 835th was part of the Army Air Corps during World War II.


Ua1c12 559th Aaa (Aw) Bn Broadside, Paul Wint Jr. Jan 1943

Ua1c12 559th Aaa (Aw) Bn Broadside, Paul Wint Jr.

WKU Archives Records

Broadside of two ships with illegible inscription at top and dog and shorthand message along the bottom. 559th AAA (AW) BN Paul D. Wint, Jr. in lower right corner. The 559th American Antiaircraft Artillery AW Battalion entered World War II in June 1944.


Ua1c12 559th Aaa (Aw) Bn Broadside, Unknown Jan 1943

Ua1c12 559th Aaa (Aw) Bn Broadside, Unknown

WKU Archives Records

Broadside of of logo of the 559th AAA (AW) BN with names of company members on one quarter of a sheet of paper. Transcription of notations and signatures:

571st AEA Medical Detachment (Independent) T/5 Chas. Gans (?)

A - Battery 1st Sgt. Bing Miller S/Sgt. B.J. Martin S/Sgt. A. Hawkins S/Sgt. G. Swesnen S/Sgt B. Mallioux S/Sgt. M. Enevald S/Sgt. C. Watts Sgt. F. Glasser Sgt. E. Baseman Sgt. M. Krisan Pfc. Harry Shuler Pfc John Caggiano T/5 Ernest E. Black Pvt. Ed Nestel Cpl. Geo. O. Diamond Pvt. Donald D. Dreyr (?) Pvt ...