U. S. Marine Corps Air Station
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Charles Floyd Shipe World War II letters.
Identifier: MSC 0116
Scope and Contents The Charles Floyd Shipe Papers consist primarily of the letters written by Floyd Shipe to his wife Ruth Caroline Fowler Shipe during World War II. Floyd Shipe was born on June 6, 1909, in Knox County, Tennessee, and died on March 25, 1993. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from May 1942 until September 1945, and he wrote to his wife nearly every day. The Shipes lived near Halls Cross Roads in Knox County, Tennessee. The contents of the letters cover issues of health, finance, farming,...