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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
0.2 Linear feet (5 folders)
Restrictions
There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions. For further copyright information, please contact the archivist.
Availability
This collection is open for research.