After weeks of stress, worried he wouldn't pass his physical and other tests required to become an aviation cadet, after encouraging words from home, Frank's perseverance has paid off. He's been accepted and will leave shortly for Miami to start over with basic training to prepare for war from the skies.
Under the advice of his doctor, Frank's hoping to improve his eyesight, critical if he wants to enter pilot training. Frank's gathering documents needed to apply for cadet status in the Army Air Corps, like his birth certificate, and the [...]
Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church, West End and Keeler, Chicago. 97 of its boys were in the service. To be accepted as a cadet in the World War II Army Air Corps, Frank needed several letters of recommendation. For [...]