Lewellyn C. Daigle Scrapbook
Identifier: SpC MS 1294
Scope and Contents
A scrapbook compiled and annotated by Daigle describing his activities during World War II. The scrapbook contains photographs of fellow soldiers as well as of places Daigle was stationed during the war. The collection also contains two books: "God is my co-pilot" by Robert L. Scott and "Born in battle" by Rowan T. Thomas. The latter book contains a dedication to Daigle from Capt. Thomas.
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Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.
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Lewellyn C. Daigle, a native of Fort Kent, Maine, graduated from the University of Maine in 1939. While at the university he was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity and was active in athletics and in musical organizations. He was a member of the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II, serving in the Pacific and the Middle East. He was the recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal. Daigle was killed on May 11, 1955, in a plane crash in Utah. He was chief of the procurement division at Hill Air Force Base in Ogden, Utah at the time of his death.
1 volume (29 cm)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Carolyn C. Graham, Sacramento, Calif. in April 2001.
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- Daigle, Lewellyn C.
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- United States. Army Air Forces
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- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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