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Description
This collection contains correspondence and other materials pertaining to the accidental death of PFC Leon Bruce Kravik, USAAF, during training in 1942 during the Second World War.
Background
Private First Class Leon Bruce Kravik, United States Army Air Force (10/15/1924 - 4/24/1943) was born in Seattle, Washington to John Edwin Kravik and Florence Marguerite Kravik and enlisted in the Air Force at the age of 18 on December 10, 1942. PFC Kravik first began his training with Training Support Systems (TSS) in Fresno, California. He then moved to Sioux Falls, South Dakota where he wrote home about the meals and uniform regulations. Lastly, he was with TSS at Truax Field in Madison, Wisconsin.
Extent
.1 Linear Feet (2 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.
Availability
This collection is open for research.