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Gerald Feola Letter

Identifier: A2016.41

Scope and Contents

This letter is from Gerald Feola to his then girlfriend Arlene Trentacosta. The letter begins with talking about events and issues brought up in a previous letter. It continues to detail and incident during his job on the flight deck as final inspector of aircrafts being launched. This new donation tells the story of his job on the flight deck as the final inspector of aircraft being launched. He explains to Arlene the guilt he is harboring for keeping a radar jamming aircraft from participating in a strike mission. On that mission, the A-4 Skyhawk of Wilson Denver Key was shot down and made a POW.


  • November 19, 1967


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This letter is a scan of the original, which is still in Mr. Feola's possession.



Jennifer Milani
June 2, 2016
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