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Harold Ackert Scrapbook: World War II

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Identifier: P0150

Title: Harold Ackert Scrapbook: World War II

Description: Harold Chester Ackert, son of Cyrus and Grace Rees Ackert, lived in University City, Missouri and practiced law at Ackert, Giesecke, and Waugh. During World War II he went to the Army Air Force Officer Training School in Miami Beach, Florida and finished with the rank of captain. He served in an aircraft engineering department and was stationed in England. He was later promoted to the rank of major. The Harold Ackert Scrapbook is a scrapbook of World War II postcards, newspaper clippings, mimeographed newsletters, club membership cards, certificates, telegrams, programs, letters and photographs compiled by Ackert and his family. Some photos are identified on the reverse. The scrapbook also holds two fabric patches. Subjects include: England; Florida; California; uniforms; soldiers; military; WWII; Sioux City, Iowa; Rome, New York; offices; airplane accident; articles on London air raids; postcards of Norwich, England; (more).



Dates: 1942 - 1947

Type(s): Collection




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