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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


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.


History | Military History | United States History



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