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Atlee Barringer Gulley of Nashville, NC discusses his time in the Air Corps in the U.S. Army during WWII. He recalls his various training courses in Mississippi, Oregon, California, Arizona, New Mexico, Florida, and Georgia. Before flying overseas, he married Myrtle Langley, who was in nursing training in Raleigh. He then flew a B-17 aircraft to Italy. My. Gulley briefly describes a number of missions he completed in Europe, including details about when his plane was shot down. He also recalls time spent in a Bulgarian village, where American soldiers were treated very kindly by the villagers. His final assignments in the army involved using B-17 aircrafts to transport equipment and supplies to areas in need. After the war, Mr. Gulley worked in the hardware business, performed hundreds of marriages with the Justice of the Peace, became the fire chief, taught nuclear physics, and worked in the funeral business.

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