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Images of Karamursel Area, Late 1950's

Joe Gignac

2003-2011 by Author

 

Hilton Hotel image


At the Hilton


Unknown old building


Muslim Men Performing Ablutions Before Prayers


Our 1950 DeSoto




Our kitchen where my brave wife cooked many a great meal!


Another view of that car


DeSoto documents, with stamps


DeSoto documents, last  page with tax stamps


Me eating ekmek (bread)


Picnic beside the sea


Picnicking with DeSoto in the background


Shower


I smoke a big cigar in the kitchen:)


Me coming up the outside staircase at our apartment in Yalova


I receive a Good Conduct Medal  from Col. Charles Townsend, TUSLOG Det 3 commander


A group of Turks and Americans


A line of people in the more industrial area of the station


On the balcony


Turkish man and child

OK, OK, air force paperwork but I was in personnel so here they are.  The great part is that many of them have lots of names, names you just might have forgotten - service numbers have been obliterated.

 

Special orders 165, dated 19 November, 1957, ordering me to 6933rd RADGRUMO, APO 324


back page
Special Orders, 165

 
TUSLOG Det 3, 14 May 1958
authorizing separate rations and quarters offbase.


 

Special orders 86


Back page

 
TUSLOG Det 3 , 20 May 1958 (Instead of leaving in Jul 59, I remain until Jan 60)


 

Personnel Actions Memorandums  41


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HQ, 6933rd RADIO GROUP, MOBILE, 12 Aug. 1958.
I'm ordered to Wiesbaden, Germany for a hospital stay.
Turkish customs departure (Ankara) and arrival  (Istanbul) handstamps

 

Special orders A-34


back page, a list of TDY rules and regs

TUSLOG Det 3, 28 April, 1959
I'm back on ordinary leave.

 

Special orders A-194


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TUSLOG Det 3, 15 Oct. 1959
on Ordinary leave again


 

Special Orders A-516

 
TUSLOG Det 3, 3 Dec. 1959
I'm awarded permanent grade of SSgt.


 

Special Orders A-602


Back of page.

 
TUSLOG Det 3, 23 Dec. 1959
I'm reassigned. Going to 6970th at Fort George Meade


 

Special Orders A-644


Back of page.

 
Portions of a letter of commendation, dated 5 Nov. 1959.
Edited paragraphs 4 and 5 address the absorption of Det 1
and changes in the outlying squadrons.



Letter of Commendation





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