Photo of S/Sgt. Robert E. Hudson in uniform holding latch-hook wall hanging with Army Air Force symbol

Dublin Core

Title

Photo of S/Sgt. Robert E. Hudson in uniform holding latch-hook wall hanging with Army Air Force symbol

Subject

WWII
World War II
U. S. AAF
Army Air Forces
Decatur, IL.

Description

Herald and Review Library: Hudson, S/Sgt. Robert E.; Article on back of photo; "Hero of B-24, Flier Hit 9 Times, Paralyzed in B-24; One of Decatur's heroes is home from the war--on a 17 day furlough from Mayo General Hospital at Galesburg. He is Staff Sgt. Robert E. Hudson, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl O. Hudson, 252 Condit street. Being at home Christmas and for the New Year holiday, has provided a good furlough for Sergeant Hudson, despite the fact that his feet and lower legs are paralyzed as a result of an injury received in action over Germany last Feb. 21. It as provided a break in the boredom of lying in army hospitals since the time of his injury. In Four Hospitals. He was first hospitalized in England, then returned to the United States to Halloran General hospital on Staten Island and later to Schick General hospital in Clinton, Iowa, before being transferred to the Galesburg hospital. Mrs. Emily Hudson, bob's mothers, is manager of the Piggly Wiggly.

Creator

Herald and Review

Source

Decatur, IL.

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

1/4/1945

Contributor

Decatur Herald and Review

Rights

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Relation

unknown

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

.jpg
600 dpi

Identifier

AF394

Coverage

World War II

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

8 x 11"

Files

Af394-WWII_HUDSON, ROBERT E, 1-4-1945.jpg

Citation

Herald and Review, “Photo of S/Sgt. Robert E. Hudson in uniform holding latch-hook wall hanging with Army Air Force symbol,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed February 21, 2020, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/579.