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Operational Archives Branch
Naval Historical Center
805 Kidder Breese Street SE
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5060

Papers of Aviation Machinist
Darwin Edmundson,

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the letters of Petty Officer Darwin Edmundson to Miss Joyce Lobner. The collection of letters provides insight into the emotions of a World War II sailor in the Pacific who has no idea when he is going to return home. The collection details Petty Officer Edmundson's thoughts throughout the Pacific campaign, through flight training in 1945, and his return to civilian life. The collection also includes commentary on the letters by James T. Watkins, Professor Emeritus, Stanford University.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Papers of Darwin Edmundson, Operational Archives Branch, Naval Historical Center, Washington, D.C.

Subject Headings (LCSH)

United States. Navy--History--Sources.
United States. Navy--Aviation Machinists.
World War, 1939-1945.


0.25 cubic feet

20 August 2002