Aloe Field, Victoria, Texas–August 1945

P-40 pilots Ralph Woods and C. Junior Wilson, Aloe AAF Base, Victoria, Texas

What an endearing letter from Junior’s friends at the base. They called him C.J. He’d recently started signing his letters the same.

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    • I would say so! More about him and his history in Monday’s post. Ralph Woods wrote them some after the war, corresponded with me when I was trying to learn what happened, and I’m still in contact with one of his (five) daughters. Next Friday, I’m featuring Harry Wold, who was Danny Wilson’s best friend when they were stationed in Italy, and even before.

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