At the time of this letter, Dawson was serving as a captain of the 4th Alabama Infantry regiment, and Pettus was serving as a lieutenant colonel of the 20th Alabama Infantry regiment (which he helped form).
In the letter Harth explains that Tulsa is about to open a USO Center, and she asks for advice: "People from Tulsa while visiting Montgomery have commented on the success and popularity of your organization...Would you please send any suggestions...
In the letter Frank describes the combat he has seen, including an attack by "suicide Jap plans" not long after his unit landed in the Philippines. He then discusses his efforts to provide recreation for his fellow soldiers: "I am glad I am here,...
The subcommittee was investigating the National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA; the members contacted Strickland because the Alabama Legislative Commission to Preserve the Peace had already produced a report on the Council. In the first...
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