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1 Title:   Ben T. Banks, Jr. papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Banks, Benjamin T., 1921-  
  Dates:   1942-2001  
The collection focuses entirely on Ben T. Banks, Jr.'s experiences in World War II. These include letters to his family, particularly his sister Lucy. Also included is Banks' bombing mission record, which he kept in a notebook, a number of photographs of Banks and his bombing crew during the war, and several war records, including an official commendation for his service during the Battle of the Bulge, as well as an interview with him on DVD, and Banks' flight and bombardier training materials.
  Identifier:   ms3748  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Edward C. James papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1942-1965  
The collection consists of letters written by Edward James to his wife Elizabeth Harrell James in Fitzgerald, Georgia, before and after they were married. The letters give details of the camps, towns where he was stationed, his bombardier training, and the bombing missions. He gives descriptive details of the Okinawan people, houses, crops, and typhoons. The letters to his wife are both romantic and sexually explicit. During World War II many of his letters discuss his future plans of owning a farm.
  Identifier:   ms3047  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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