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Hero and wife at Hollywood USO
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Mrs. Hewitt T. Wheless, wife of bomber hero pilot Captain Hewitt T. Wheless, personally cited by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and winner of the Distinguished Service Cross, serves her famous husband coffee and donuts at the USO Hollywood Center. The captain and his wife, in company with James A. McCaffrey, Los Angeles campaign chairman, made a tour of USO centers in the metropolitan area in May 1942, where he told of his exploits in combat to other servicemen around him.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 9611.
Wheless, Hewitt T
McCaffrey, James A
United Service Organizations (U.S.)
Armed Forces
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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