Publication Date

3-31-2009

Comments

This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434; mssfa@wku.edu

Abstract

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 210. Correspondence between Ernest Eugene "Gene" Wheeler and his fiance and future wife, Alma Blancett of Calhoun, Kentucky. The correspondence begins while Wheeler was a student at Western Kentucky State Teachers College and continues when he enters the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was killed when the plane he was piloting crashed on D-Day. Also contains Alma's 1945 diary.

Disciplines

History | Military History | United States History

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