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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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  • Tags: Army Air Corps

Photo of Cpl. Harry B. Youtz in uniform

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Herald and Review Library: Youtz, Corp. Harry B., Article on back of photo; "Corp. Harry B. Youtz, stationed with the air transport command at Camp Luna, N. M.. will return to his station Sunday after spending a 10-day furlough with his parents,…

Photo of Lt. Ralph F. Young in uniform with name and serial number

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Herald and Review Library: Young, Lt. Ralph F., Article on back of photo; "Lt. Ralph F. Young, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Young, 1413 East Clay street attended James Millikin university and was formerly employed by the Wabash Railroad Co."

Photo of John Young in uniform sitting a a desk

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Herald and Review Library: Young, John; Article on back of photo; "The Japs didn't like us so very well.', John Young, former member of the Tigers American volunteer air squadron in China, remarked casually today.
Young, who served in the army from…

Photo of Lt. Charles W. Young in uniform with name and serial number

AF827-WWII_YOUNG, CHARLES W, 9-12-1944.jpg
Herald and Review Library: Young, Lt. Charles William; Article on back of photo; "Lt. Charles W. Young; Charles William Young, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon v. Young, 2473 East North street, received his silver wings as a pilot and was commissioned a…

Photo of Lt. Charles W. Young in uniform with name

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Herald and Review Library: Young, Lt. Charles W.; Article on back of photo; "Lt. Charles Young; Lt. Charles W. Young, whose wife, the former Ruth Gould, lives at 2036 East Prairie avenue, is now stationed at he combat crew training school at Sioux…

Photo of Haywood O. Wylie in flight suit holding gun

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Herald and Review Library: Wylie, Haywood, son of J. C. Wylie, Decatur, IL. Trained at Harlingen Gunner School, Harlingen, Texas. Obit: "Decatur Man Dies in Crash; Staff Sgt. Heywood O. Wylie, 27, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe C. Wylie, 2650 North Jasper…

Photo of John L. Wright in flight uniform with headphones and signature at bottom of photo

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Herald and Review Library: Wright, John L, Article on back of photo; "John L. Wright, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl G. Wright, 924 West Wood Street, has completed his army flight training course at Craig Field, Selma, Ala., and received ;his commission as…

Photo of Sgt. John J. Wirchak in flight uniform with name and serial number

AF807-WWII_WIRCHAK, JOHN J, 4-19-1944.jpg
Herald and Review Library: Wirchak, Sgt. John J.; Article on back of photo; "Wirchak Graduates; Sgt. John J. Wirchak, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Wirchak, 2009 Woodford street, recently graduated from aerial gunnery school at Harlingen army air field,…

Photo of Wayne Wilson in uniform

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Herald and Review Library: Wilson, Wayne; Article on back of photo; "Wilson Graduates; Wayne Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Roy Wilson, 619 West Forest avenue, has been graduated from the army air force pilot school at Pecos, Texas, according to…

Photo of Sgt. Herbert Willis repairing control cables on airplane

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Herald and Review Library: Willis, S/Sgt. Herbert; Article on back of photo; "Staff Sgt. Herbert Willis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Willis, 426 South Webster street, repairs a control cable on an Invader, medium bomber at a Ninth air force base in…