This collection contains eight correspondence with transcriptions from Sgt. Frederick L. Steinberg, USAAC to his sister Ruth
during the Second World War, as well as two transcribed articles and three reproductions of photographs of Sgt. Steinberg
with fellow crew members and his brother, Richard Steinberg who was also in the US Army. Also included with the collection
is a war record and narrative, typed, that was written by Sgt. Steinberg and given to Ruth that provides a narrative and personal
memories of his war service.
Staff Sergeant Frederick Lewis Steinberg, United States Army Air Corps (7/8/1919 - 2/25/2006) was born in Mason City, Iowa
to Edwin Richard Steinberg and Lorinda A. Marshall Steinberg. He had two older sisters, Esther M. and Ruth L., as well as
one older brother Richard M. and two younger brothers, John H. and Thomas L. All four Steinberg brothers served during the
Second World War. Ruth Steinberg worked in nursing and dietetics, hoping to go to Australia with the nursing corps, though
here brothers were all overseas and she was advised to stay home during the war. SSgt. Steinberg served overseas with 96th
Fighter Squadron, 82nd Fighter Group, 41st Bomber Group.
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