Photo of George (left) and Russell Leffler in uniform

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Dublin Core

Title

Photo of George (left) and Russell Leffler in uniform

Subject

WWII
World War II
Army
Navy
Decatur, IL.

Description

Herald and Review Library: Leffler, George (left) and Russell (right); Article on back of photo; "George, left, and Russell Leffler, sons of Mrs. E. J. Weeks, 825 North Water street, sent furloughs from armed forces in Decatur together recently. George is a corporal in the army at Camp Forrest, Tenn., where he has been stationed since his enlistment in March, 1941. Russell is a carpenter's mate, second class in the navy and is stationed at Alameda, Calif. He enlisted on Aug 26, 1940, and served on the Yorktown, which was damaged in the Midway battle. He also took part in the Coral Sea battle. The brothers attended Decatur schools."

Creator

Herald and Review

Source

Decatur, IL.

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

8/17/1942

Contributor

Decatur Herald and Review

Rights

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Relation

unknown

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

AF471

Coverage

World War II

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

6 x 8"

Citation

Herald and Review, “Photo of George (left) and Russell Leffler in uniform,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed April 19, 2024, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/641.