This collection contains 32 letters and postcards written by SSgt. Lester B. Levy, USAAC to his fiance Julie Kostbar during
the Second World War. One letter was written by Kostbar to Levy. Also included in the collection are four photographs, one
newspaper clipping, one personal account, and three pages of biographical information. Levy died in a Japanese prisoner of
war camp in the Philippines in July of 1942.
Staff Sergeant Lester B. Levy, United States Army Air Corps (9/9/1916 - 7/3/1942) was born in Ohio and enlisted in the Army
Air Corps in October of 1940. Levy trained at Chanute Field in Rantoul, Illinois and arrived at Clark Field in the Philippines
in mid-1941, where he served with the 28th Materiel Squadron.
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