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Dover Air Force Base … The Early Years!


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1944 - “HOW MANY POINTS?” -- asks Mrs. Harry C. Martin as Pfc Ralph L. Lyerly, cashier, totals the Martin’s grocery bill at the Dover Army Air Field’s newly-opened commissary. S/Sgt Martin (right), ignition mechanic and electrician from Winston-Salem, N.C., meanwhile keeps an eye on Baby Sandy – and the ketchup. The commissary is operated for the convenience of officers and enlisted men assigned to the air base.