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Irwin, Floyd A. (Second World War correspondence and Arthur Thompson artwork)
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This collection contains correspondence from 2nd Lt. Floyd A. Irwin, USA to his sister during the Second World War. Also included are seven illustrations drawn by Arthur Thompson while in North Africa, possibly while recovering from a wound in the European Theater.
Second Lieutenant Floyd Arthur Irwin, United States Army (8/2/1918 - 5/24/1945) was born in Santa Rosa, California to Annette "Anita" (Nettie) Jones and George Irwin. He attended Santa Rosa High School and later worked for American News Company when he was drafted by the Army. He entered into military service on July 8, 1941 and trained at Camp Roberts and attached to the 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division at Fort Ord in California.
.25 Linear Feet (4 folders) place holder
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