Photo of Sgt. Lyle D. Waite in uniform holding slate with name

AF743-WWII_WAITE, LYLE D, 3-24-1945.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

Photo of Sgt. Lyle D. Waite in uniform holding slate with name

Subject

WWII
World War II
Army Air Corps
Decatur, IL.

Description

Herald and Review Library: Waite, Sgt. Lyle D., Article on back of photo; "Wins Air Medal; The Air Medal has been awarded Sgt. Lyle D. Waite, son of Harry Waite, 1844 North Broadway, for 'meritorious achievement in aerial combat,' according to word received from an Eight air force Liberator station in England. A waist gunner, Sergeant Waite has participated in six combat missions over Germany and enemy-occupied Europe, many in the face of heavy opposition. Overseas since Nov. 4, 1944, Sergeant Waite was employed by the Decatur Park District before entering service in July, 1943."

Creator

Herald and Review

Source

Decatur, IL.

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

3/24/1945

Contributor

Decatur Herald and Review

Rights

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Relation

unknown

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

AF743

Coverage

World War II

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

4 x 5"

Citation

Herald and Review, “Photo of Sgt. Lyle D. Waite in uniform holding slate with name,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed January 20, 2022, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/1301.