James H. Baker collection 1861-1956 (bulk 1861-1863)
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Contents List

   Container / Location    Title
Box   9, World War II Small Collections  
Charles Phillips Letters [series]:
Folder   8  
  1944 July 2 . Thomas A. Phillips, Jr. ALS to Thomas A. Phillips; Bainbridge Army Air Field, Bainbridge, Georgia. (2 pages)
Physical training. Flying in formation (with diagram) and upcoming night flying. Take-offs and landings while in formation. Charles [Phillips] flying around Louisiana and Texas. On stationery of Officers' Club, Bainbridge Army Air Field, Bainbridge, Georgia.
 
  [1945 May 9] . Charles E. Phillips ALS to Dorsia Phillips; Avon Park, Florida. (2 pages)
Mother's Day greetings and gratitude for mother. Halfway through training. Inquiry about V-E Day celebrations in Bristol. Brief service in Second Air Force. On stationery of Army Air Forces.
 
  [1946] May 12 . Charles E. Phillips ALS to Dorsia Phillips. (2 pages)
Upcoming transfer to Morrison Field and possible overseas duty. Eight flights (32 hours) in the B-25.
 
  [1946] May 18 . Charles E. Phillips ALS to Thomas A. and Dorsia Phillips; Keesler Field, Mississippi. (3 pages)
Anger toward striking coal miners and railroad workers. Constitutional protection of majority against minority interests. Low political clout of members of the armed forces. Disagreement with union leaders' negative views of industrialists. Industrialists' credit for scientific advancements. Possibility of strikes causing inflation and economic depression. Phillips family should write Congress about the strikes. Upcoming transfer to Morrison Field. Stationery of U.S. Army Air Forces.