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Box 1

 Container

Contains 33 Results:

V-Mail and Newspaper Clippings, 1944 November 06

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents

V-Mail includes: "U.S. INF Italy To My Famiely."; "Souvenir of Italy"; "An Orchid of Love to you on Mother's Day"; and a fillable letter. Newspaper clippings include two Bill Mauldin Cartoons titled "Expectin rain?" and "Run it up th' mountain again, Joe. It ain't hot enough."; and articles titles: "3rd Division Soldier Honored Posthumously"; "PFC. Price Praises PVT. Kiker."

Dates: 1944 November 06

Season's Greetings Holiday Card, Undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents

Card inscription: "This comes to hope your Christmas Day is happy for you every way."

Dates: Undated

"Greetings from Italy" Holiday Card, Undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents

Card has a picture of Shirley Temple on the front.

Dates: Undated

Western Union Telegram regarding Kiker's injury, 1944 June 19

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents

The telelgram slightly torn in a few places.

Dates: 1944 June 19

Western Union Telegrams and Yank: The Army Weekly Comic Strip, 1944 August 28, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents

Two telegrams including one informing Kiker's parents of his return to duty and one from Kiker to his parents indicating that he arrived safely. On the back is The Sad Sack comic strip titled "Charm"; handwritten on the clipping, "why soldiers come home gray haired."

Dates: 1944 August 28, undated

George F. Kiker's Army Discharge Paper, 1946 January 11

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents

Official paper of Kiker's honorable discharge from service.

Dates: 1946 January 11

Army Marksmanship Qualification Rifle Badge, Undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Kiker earned a total of five medals, including a Purple Heart, for his service during World War II.

Dates: Undated

Good Conduct Medal, Undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Kiker earned a total of five medals, including a Purple Heart, for his service during World War II.

Dates: Undated

Army Marksmanship Qualification Sharpshoot Badge, Undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Kiker earned a total of five medals, including a Purple Heart, for his service during World War II.

Dates: Undated

Combat Infantryman Badge, Undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Kiker earned a total of five medals, including a Purple Heart, for his service during World War II.

Dates: Undated