Browse Items (117 total)

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Gauge 2 engine, U.S.A. 11 on the side on Horn Island; Black and White

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Gauge 2 Engine, COL. M.B. Chittick on the side on Horn Island; Black and White.

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Gauge 2 Engine, two men leaning off sides on Horn Island. Other Locomotives visible in back; Black and White.

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Gauge 2 engine, U.S.A. 11 on the side on Horn Island; Black and White

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Leaning out side of train looking forward, Engineer leaning out side on Horn Island; Black and White.

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Diagonal view of Number 8 COL. M.B. Chittick engine on Horn Island; Black and White

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A letter from Ralph to his mother, dated February 20th, 1944, about his being able to come home on leave.

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A letter from Ralph to his mother, dated May 11th, 1944, about their business and getting letters.

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A letter from Ralph to his mother, dated August 7th, 1944, about his station in Virginia.

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A letter from Ralph to his mother and step-father, post marked August 13th, 1944, alerting them to his condition and status. Sends new address home.

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A letter from Ralph to his mother and step-father, dated by his family as September 1944, about his new assignment on an amphibious landing craft (LST), and talking about the difference in money between England and the United States..

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A letter from Mrs. Earl Conner to Ralph Bandy sent via V-mail on September 29th, 1944. The letter addressed happening back home and the everyday workings of the family.

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A letter from Ralph to his mother, dated October 27th, 1944, about his leave and trip to London.

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A letter from Ralph to his mother, dated December 1944, detailing his Christmas and his plans for when he returns home.

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A letter from Russell Lee bandy to Ralph, dated April 1st, 1945.

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A letter from Mrs. Earl Conner to Ralph, dated February 1st, 1945, details the difficulties on the home front.

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A letter from Mrs. Earl Conner to Ralph, dated March 4th, 1945, detailing deaths and scandal in the community.

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A letter from Ralph to Mrs. Earl Conner, dated March 7th, 1945, detailing the contents of his last letter from home, and the war news.

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A letter from Ralph to Mrs. Earl Conner, dated April 11th, 1945, detailing Ingalls' new ship contracts, what Ralph would like to do when he gets home, and life on the ship.

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A letter from Ralph to his mother and step-father, dated June 28th, 1945, detailing his trip after coming back from leave and arriving in New Orleans.

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A letter from Ralph to his mother and step-father, dated June 30th, 1945, detailing more of his travels back from leave, and what he would like to do with his next leave.

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A letter from Ralph to his mother and Step-father, dated August 12th, 1945, detailing his time in Texas, and the family up coming birthdays.

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A letter from Ralph to his mother and step-father, dated August 15th, 1945, detailing the announcement of peace in Japan.

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A letter from Ralph to his mother and step-father, dated August 24th, 1945, detailing his orders to go west to the Pacific.

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A letter from Ralph bandy to his mother and step-father, dated August 26th, 1945, detailing more of his orders to go to Washington (state) and the Pacific.