[Memorial Program for Air Corps Aviators, October 25, 1942]

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Memorial program for a group of aviators lost in the Gulf: George Everill Pierce, born February 2, 1907; John Gray Dodd, born April 3, 1918; Billy B. Boggess, born October 21, 1920; Floyd Cheathak, born May 20, 1918; Eugene A. Delisle, born September 26, 1909; Joseph L. Daichman, born February 13, 1913; and Sam A. Salli, born April 14, 1917. The memorial service was held October 25, 1942 at Eglin Field, Florida, officiated by Chaplain Waldo.

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1 pamphlet : col. ill. ; 22 x 28 cm., folded to 22 x 14 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. October 25, 1942.

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This pamphlet is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2015 and one other and was provided by George Everill Pierce Family Photographs to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 46 times . More information about this pamphlet can be viewed below.

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George Everill Pierce Family Photographs

George Everill Pierce was a lieutenant colonel who died in service to his country in 1942. His family contributed photographs he collected through his life. Digitization was made possible by a Rescuing Texas History grant.

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Memorial program for a group of aviators lost in the Gulf: George Everill Pierce, born February 2, 1907; John Gray Dodd, born April 3, 1918; Billy B. Boggess, born October 21, 1920; Floyd Cheathak, born May 20, 1918; Eugene A. Delisle, born September 26, 1909; Joseph L. Daichman, born February 13, 1913; and Sam A. Salli, born April 14, 1917. The memorial service was held October 25, 1942 at Eglin Field, Florida, officiated by Chaplain Waldo.

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1 pamphlet : col. ill. ; 22 x 28 cm., folded to 22 x 14 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

This compilation of newspapers, photographs, and other materials provides a glimpse into the diverse people and fascinating places that have contributed to the growth of Texas.

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Photos from George Everill Pierce during his days as a cadet in the flying schools at Randolph, Kelly, and Brooks Fields and during subsequent missions and postings. Some materials funded by a 2015 Rescuing Texas History grant.

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  • October 25, 1942

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  • 1907 - October 25, 1942

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  • Feb. 16, 2016, 10:54 p.m.

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[Memorial Program for Air Corps Aviators, October 25, 1942], pamphlet, October 25, 1942; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth700578/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting George Everill Pierce Family Photographs.