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

Description: 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.
Date: October 25, 1942
Partner: George Everill Pierce Family Photographs

[Statement Signed by Justin L. Bible]

Description: Statement signed by Justin L. Bible. It reads: "I, the undersigned, hereby state that my dependent(s) will not accompany me to school. This is in compliance with AG 220.428-31, dated June 26, 1942."
Date: December 18, 1942
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Postcard of Hotel at Miami Beach]

Description: Postcard of a hotel surrounded with palm trees, with text that says "Looking North on Collins Ave., Miami Beach, Fla." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen Aten from Pvt. John S. Hofnagle says "This sure is a beautiful place, but you would not like it, it is too hot here for you. One block from the ocean. It looks larger than Atlantic City. J.S.H."
Date: August 30, 1942
Creator: Hofnagle, John S.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Miami Poem]

Description: Postcard with a photo of a woman pouring sand out of her shoe, entitled "Sand In My Shoes", along with a poem about Miami by Letha Madden. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen Aten from John Hofnagle says "Dear Moptop- I had a swell ride on a sight-seeing boat on Sunday 3 1/2 hrs 43 min. I'm leaving Miami soon. John."
Date: September 1942
Creator: Hofnagle, John
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Clipping: "Ferry Pilot", November 1942]

Description: Newspaper clipping with a photograph of Nancy Batson on one side and an advertisement for Kollsman Aircraft Instruments. Text on the front side reads: " FERRY PILOT: All smiles over her appointment as Florida's first WAFS (Woman's Auxiliary Ferry Squadron) member, Nancy Batson, former flight instructor at Embry-Riddle, Miami, prepares to take off. A native of Alabama where she learned to fly at the U. of A., Tuscaloosa, Nancy at 22 intends to make flying her career. She is convinced that the longer the war continues women will assume more and more wartime responsibility."
Date: November 1942
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum