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Doole, James E., Jr. (Second World War correspondence)
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This collection contains correspondence from Lt. James Edward Doole, Jr., USN to his mother during the Second World War.
Lieutenant James E. "Bud" or "Jimmy" Doole, Jr., United States Navy excelled at baseball, especially in pitching, at Dartmouth College. He was chosen to join the team "Cloudbusters" at the U.S. Navy Pre-Flight School at Chapel Hill, NC. There he played with professional ballplayers such as Ted Williams, Buddy Hassett, Johnny Pesky and Johnny Sain, among others. Sain autographed scorecards and news articles that are in Series 7, Folder 7 of this collection. Doole wrote about the professional players in letters to his mother (Series 1, Folder 1). -- Biographical information in Series 8 contains references to Doole's service in the Hawaii National Guard, on helicopters during the Vietnam War.
.3 Linear feet (9 folders)
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