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    • Korean War Letter from Al L Yost to Jesse G Dorsey 2 Jul 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; USS Rushmore (LSD-14); United States. Navy--Military life
    • Al is in Cannes, France. He thanks Jesse for sending him mail from the Speed Community House. He recalls that when his four brothers were in the Army during WWII they received mail from Jesse as well. He says they hope to visit Greece, Italy, and...
    • Korean War Letter from Alfred J Popp to Jesse G Dorsey 13 May 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; United States. Army--Military life; Korean War, 1950-1953--War work--Red Cross; Military training; Fort Worden (Wash.); Welding
    • Alfred is at Fort Worden in Washington. He tells about the Red Cross and how they help people get leave to go home if a family member dies. He learns that his job is going to be a welder. He will start welding school at Hudson Point, Washington. He...
    • Korean War Letter from Alfred J Popp to Jesse G Dorsey 22 Dec 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; United States. Army--Military life; Discovery Bay (Wash.); Fort Worden (Wash.); Welding
    • Alfred is back at Fort Worden in Washington. He and his wife Clarissa are living in a cabin at Discovery Bay. He is now a Corporal since he finished school. His job as a welder keeps him busy most days. He would be happy if the rest of his Army...
    • Korean War Letter from Alfred J Popp to Jesse G Dorsey 13 Sep 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; United States. Army--Military life; Military training; Welding; Aberdeen Proving Ground (Md.)
    • Alfred says he will be attending welding school, which is a ten week course. He remarks how he has been stationed on both sides of the U.S. near the coast and says that is fine with him, as long as they do not put him on the water. He comments how...
    • Korean War Letter from Arthur E Mikel to Jesse G Dorsey 18 Jan 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; United States. Army--Military life; Fort Knox (Ky.); United States. Army. Officer Candidate School
    • Arthur is in Fort Knox, Kentucky and writes that he has not heard from his brother since last September. He has been selected to go to Officer Candidate School but he feels bad being state side while other people he knows are overseas fighting. He...
    • Korean War Letter from Arthur E Mikel to Jesse G Dorsey 20 Mar 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; Indiantown Gap Military Reservation (Pa.); United States. Army--Military life
    • Arthur writes that he has moved twice since the last letter he sent Jesse. He mentions he has heard that Timmy Sells is going home and hopes he is able to walk again. He talks about all the rumors you hear in the Army. He thanks Jesse for all the...
    • Korean War Letter from William E Woods to Jesse G Dorsey 23 May 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; United States. Navy--Military life; USS Estes (AGC-12); Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Military training--Damage Control; Correspondence
    • Bill has been in Damage Control school. He thinks it is the best school in the Navy. He has learned how to patch holes from bombs and do some diving. They have been doing lots of drills and he has not had much sleep. They are learning different...
    • Korean War Letter from William E Del Grande to Jesse G Dorsey 18 Oct 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Camp Desert Rock (Nev.); Camp Cooke (Calif.); United States. Army--Military life; Correspondence
    • Bill is at Camp Desert Rock in Nevada. He cannot talk about what he does there. He will be at Camp Cooke, California next. Bill really enjoys getting the Speed-O-Meter in the mail. This letter is part of the Jesse G. Dorsey Korean War...
    • Korean War Letter from William E Woods to Jesse G Dorsey 7 Oct 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; United States. Navy--Military life; USS Estes (AGC-12); Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Kobe (Japan); Yokosuka (Japan); Correspondence
    • Bill is currently in Yokosuka, Japan. Their ship has visited Mojir and Kobe as well as all major ports in Japan and Korea. They will leave again soon but do not know where they are going, because most things are kept secret. He is awarded the Navy...
    • Korean War Letter from William E Woods to Jesse G Dorsey 17 Dec 1950

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; United States. Navy--Military life; USS Cavalier; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence
    • Bill tells Jesse he is very glad to receive a letter even though he knows it is a lot of work. He is surprised to hear of some of his friends who have enlisted. He thought he was going to get out of the Navy in July but does not believe so anymore....
    • Korean War Letter from V Bruce Stockdell to Jesse G Dorsey 19 Mar 1953

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); United States. Air Force--Military life; Vienna (Austria); Correspondence
    • Bruce thanks Jesse for sending him a Speed-O-Meter but will understand if he cannot send them in the future. He only recognized one name in the paper. He is currently in Vienna and cannot say anything about his work other than he is in the Air...
    • Korean War Letter from A W Hustedt to Jesse G Dorsey 30 Aug 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; Homesickness; United States. Navy. Great Lakes Naval Training Center
    • Buddy provides Jesse with his correct address. He is over his homesickness. He thinks he will miss being back home when basketball season starts. He likes it where he is except for washing clothes. He is in Naval training and has not seen a ship...
    • Korean War Letter from Carl R Popp to Jesse G Dorsey 28 Jan 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; Camp Polk (La.); United States. Army--dentists; United States. Army. Medical Battalion, 120th
    • Carl has been receiving letters and the Speed-O-Meter from Jesse. He has heard that the area of Starlight, Indiana has been hard hit by the draft. He learns that his brother may have to enlist soon. Carl is in the dental section doing inspections...

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