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Abilene Air Field

I Would Like to be Free

August, 29 and September 3, 1945. Two letters from Stanley to Dad. Stanley is still in Abilene, Texas where it is “kind of quiet in the barracks” as “most of the fellows took off for town.” He shares more information about the area where he is stationed. “…the land around here is sure flat and … Continue reading »

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Plenty of Fresh Milk

August 20 and 25, 1945. Stanley writes two letters to Dad from “the heart of Texas,” Abilene. He writes that they left Sioux Falls on the 16th and arrived in Abilene on the 18th, traveling the entire way in air-conditioned Pullman cars. They had a dinner stop in Kansas City for “a meal…at Fred Harvey’s restaurant,” … Continue reading »

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