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[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, August 17, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on August 17, 1944, in which Willis hypothesizes that he's not gotten any mail because all the ships are going to France, and that the invasion will shorten the war. He goes on to say that he went to the beach and got a sunburn recently, then mentions the marriage of a friend.
Date: August 17, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, November 17, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on November 17, 1944, about a visit he had from Robert, Jr., whom he had to go pick up from the air field. Wilbur Crawford promised to send Willis a fountain pen when he got back to his camp. Willis says it's still cold out, but they keep their stove on to stay warm. He also mentions getting a letter from Wilbur Crawford, who promised to send him a picture of his wife.
Date: November 17, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, March 17, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on March 17, 1944, asking after a friend he heard was in Waco recently. He also mentions spending a day with Wilbur Crawford, and going to a show that turned out to be awful. He says they will try again on Monday, and that Crawford is walking without a cane again.
Date: March 17, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, May 17, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on May 17, 1944. He reflects on the strangeness of spending two birthdays overseas, and wishes to spend his next one in America. He tells them he went to see a movie the day before, which he didn't like. He concludes by expressing a wish to meet Jean Wood, and wonders if he still remembers how to talk to girls.
Date: May 17, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from Mrs. Sophie Gabrick to Captain Charles R. Griggs, May 17, 1945]

Description: Letter from Mrs. Sophie Gabrick - written by Mrs. C. R. Carlson - to Captain Charles R. Griggs thanking him for his letter regarding her son's death. She thanks Griggs and the other men and women for their service and hopes that the war will be over soon. Included, also, is the envelope the letter was delivered in.
Date: May 17, 1945
Creator: Gabrick, Sophie & Carlson, Mrs. C. R.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Document with Orders for Assignment to Different Organizations]

Description: Extract from an official document from the United States Army confirming orders for the men in the 8th Armored Division to be reassigned to different organizations. Captain Charles R. Griggs is first on the list and has been assigned to the 49th Armored Infantry Battalion. The second page that is stapled to the back is a copy of the first page.
Date: March 17, 1945
Creator: United States. Army. Armored Division, 8th.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter from David A. Stallman to Helen W. Snapp, November 17, 2005]

Description: Letter from David A. Stallman to Helen W. Snapp, sent on November 17, 2005, discussing Stallman's recent contact with one Priscilla, the creator of the painting "Lady Dauntless," which Stallman will use for the cover of his and Snapp's book "Target-Towing WASP at Camp Davis." It includes page 211 of an article from the March issue of Our State which discusses Liberty Field in Camp Stewart. The final page includes four black and white photographs: the top left of four men in military dress standing in front of a plane, the top right of a long line of Women Airforce Service Pilots standing in front of two planes, the bottom left of a plane in flight, and the bottom left of a military dinner or banquet.
Date: November 17, 2005
Creator: Stallman, David A.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: W.A.S.P. sisters in the sky]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about WASP experiences serving in WWII. On the back of the clipping, there are advertisements for a television and gift certificates, as well as an article about lambada dancing.
Date: March 17, 1990
Creator: McDaniel, Niki Frances
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping photocopy: New WASP Uniforms Give Women Fliers Swank]

Description: Photocopy of a newspaper article about WASP members receiving new uniforms, and includes a description of WASP members' current duties. The article is surrounded by another article and several advertisements, including one for Mission Garden Tea. At the top of the photocopy, the date of the article and newspaper name (The New York Times) are handwritten.
Date: November 17, 1943
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Griggs to Charles R. Griggs, April 17, 1945]

Description: Letter from Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Griggs to their son Captain Charles R. Griggs of the 49th Armored Infantry Battalion. The letter mostly talks about the death of their grandfather who died suddenly, Mr. Griggs had been away in Big Spring as it happened. The rest of the letter talks about the grandfather's dislike for smoking and drinking; finally Mrs. Griggs says that they pray for her son's safety as well as the rest of the boys.
Date: April 17, 1945
Creator: Griggs, Mrs. C. K.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Dedication of Marker

Description: Program from a dedication of the men in Co. E 142nd Infantry 36th Division, names of the men in the company are listed throughout the pages; pages 4 and 5 contain a description of the events that took place during the ceremony. The final page has a black and white image of the memorial that was created in their honor.
Date: May 17, 1986
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum