This is a letter from a lowly entry level Captain in the US Army during WWII.

It entails a trip on a General's converted B-17 from Tehran, Iran to Cairo, Egypt.

It was a 36 hour trip to see an American football game in Cairo  for a priviledged few.

An interesting 2 1/2 page letter from February 1945.

This letter was written by my dad Chalmer Jaynes.


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rank has it's privileges!  wouldn't that have been a fun trip!

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Chalmer W. Jaynes Legion of Merit Citation Letter



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