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Box 07


Contains 2 Collections and/or Records:

Various Newspaper Clippings, 1943 - 1945

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 394, Series 7, File 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series consists of newspapers from either Purdue publications such as Purdue Exponent and The Yellow Dog or other publications such as The Chicago Daily News and The Stars and Stripes. Also included are various newspapers clippings are included about Kern, more specifically about his death in the war. Some have the following titles; "Named Fildom's Best for 1941", and "When" by Charles T Holman as well as one with photographs of "As British Took Over an Ancient Syrain City".
Dates: Majority of material found within 1943 - 1945

Miscellaneous items from Kern's time in military

 File — Box: 07, Folder: 10
Identifier: MSA 394, Series 6, File 2
Scope and Contents From the Series: Materials include three different maps representing the three phases of Kern's final mission in World War II. One second map, second phase, there are markings of where Kern crashed his plane. These maps show the progression of discovery of military installations as well as the mission objectives. Miscellaneous items that Kern had throughout his time in the military include a 1945 certificate of membership from The American National Red Cross; correspondence from Ann Blyth which...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1943 - 1945