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Longest Letter Ever Sent

75 Years Ago


February 27, 2020

Herald of March 1, 1945

William Klevans of Roaring Spring and Charles Ake Jr. of North Martinsburg assisted in bringing the bodies of two dead airmen down from the mountain eight or nine miles northeast of Tipton.

The men were missing for over a week. George Brackett, son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Shultz of Altoona and Leonard Shade, aviation instructor at the Congressional airfield in Washington, D.C.

What is undoubtedly the longest letter ever sent out of the Martinsburg postoffice was dispatched the latter part of last week to Pfc. Cecil P. Wierman, well known local soldier who i...

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