Shenandoah County Library Archives

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Portrait of an unidentified U.S. Army Air Force Lieutenant wearing his WWII-era uniform.

His hat shows the "50 mission crush", a telltale sign of a missing stiffener.

Normally, this cap had stiffeners – a support piece behind the cap device…
Portrait of an unidentified man wearing his U.S. Army Air Force uniform and smiling at the camera.
Portrait of Stanley Wakeman, of Wakemans Grove, VA, in his U.S. Air Force uniform.

Mr. Wakeman was the son of Galen F. (1898-1980) and Maude Elizabeth (Clem) Wakeman (1903-1993) and married Betty Lee (Miller) Wakeman (1931-2011) in 1951.

Portrait of an unidentified man wearing his U.S. Army uniform. The patch on his shoulder indicates he was part of the Army Air Force.
Portrait of Stanley Tobias Clem (1927-2009) wearing his Civil Air Patrol uniform. The markings on his shoulder indicate he was a cadet in this photo.

Stanley Clem was a son of Tobias Samuel and Maggie Catherine Clem of Fort Valley, Virginia. His…
Portrait of Marvin Middleton in his Aviation Cadet uniform. The note, "Love To All Marvin" is visible in the lower right corner of the image.
Portrait photograph of Linden Alton Fravel (1919-1971) when he was a U.S. Army Air Force Cadet.

Linden was the son of William Dallas Fravel (1888-1962), of Woodstock, and Olive Catherine (Stultz) Fravel (1889-1982).

Linden had finished 2 years…
Photo of a photograph of an unidentified young man in a U.S. Army uniform. Insignia on the uniform indicate he was a member of the U.S. Army Air Force.
Photo of a framed photo of an unidentified soldier sitting beside an unidentified woman. His uniform indicates he was a Sergeant with the Army Air Force.
Corporal Lutz shown in his U.S. Army uniform and seated next to his wife. The insignias on his sleeve indicate he was a "Technician 5th Grade" and served as a radio operator in the 8th AAF.
Portrait of a young man wearing the uniform of the 8th Army Air Force. Designations indicate he was a radio operator. The name, "Lutz" was found on the glass plate.
Portrait of William Norman Sr., from Woodstock, wearing his Air Corps uniform. He retired from the U.S. Air Force as a Colonel.
The name, "John Helsley" and the word, "Strasburg", are written on the glass plate of this image of a young man in his U.S. Army Air Force (USAAF) uniform.

Photograph taken by Hugh Morrison showing Edgar Headley, a Shenandoah County resident. Headley served in the US Army Air Force during World War Two and, while he is pictured here as an aviation cadet, he eventually rose to the rank of colonel.

Photograph taken by Hugh Morrison showing Charles F. Lichliter, a native of Shenandoah County who served in the US Army Air Force during World War Two.
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