Ed Sanderbeck Letters
Mostly envelopes of letters Ed Sanderbeck sent to his wife Fay Weekley from 1941- 1945 while he served in the United States Air Force during World War II. The envelopes have notes written to Fay, but the letters have been removed and are not with the envelopes. Notes discuss his life in the military as he was stationed in Australia, New Guinea, the Philippines, and Korea, and his unit's success at shooting down Japanese planes. Almost 350 envelopes in total, includes some Vmail and some undated letters.
- Creation: 1941-1945
- Sanderbeck, Edward C. (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Edward C Sanderbeck was born in 1920 in Bridgewater, PA, and served in the US Air Force from 1942-45 in the 475th Fighter Group. He reached the rank of Colonel and was honorably discharged in 1945. He married Fay Weekley in 1946 and after the war they lived in Monaca, PA. Fay died in 2010 and Edward died in 2017. They are buried in Carson Valley Cemetery, Blair Country, PA.
1.75 Linear Feet
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Gary Barranger, class of ’73 Law ’76.
- Guide to the Ed Sanderbeck Letters
- Olivia Weiss, SCRC Apprentice
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