Clarence Deal Diary
Scope and Contents
*Note: The diary is available digitally: the link is located further down under "Digital Material."
Diary of Clarence Deal, a member of the 720th Bombardment Squad of the 15th Air Force of the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. His unit served in the Mediterranean during the war. Diary includes a list of addresses of Deal's friends and officers, diary entries that note major events throughout the course of Deal's enlistment, and his service records. There are also two photographs of unidentified soldiers. Deal may have been the nose gunner in a B-24 Liberator heavy bomber.
Bound volume, brown binding with eagle and American flag on cover. Manufactured journal with pre-printed sections, first two pages read: Lest We Forget "United We Stand" and "Life In The Service" "Echoes of the Army" by...
- Creation: 1942-1945
- Deal, Clarence (Person)
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This collection was formerly identified as Mss. Acc. 2011.662.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchase. Acquired: 11/09/2011.
- Guide to the Clarence Deal Diary
- Karen King, SCRC Staff
- June 2018
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