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Dover Air Force Base … The Early Years!


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1944 - THAT THEY MAY VOTE -- Soldiers at the Dover Army Air Field were given state absentee ballot applications as they stepped up to their sergeant’s desk to sign the August payroll. Here’s the scene in one of Dover Field’s orderly rooms as S/Sgt Charles G. Lehner, right, of Rhinebeck, N.Y., delivers an application to T/Sgt Edward G. Terry of St. Petersburg, Fla. Looking on are Lt. Richard L. Brown, Dover soldier voting officer, second from right; and S/Sgt William F. Maloney of Manhattan, and Sgt. J.D. Russell of Hayward, Cal., next in line respectively