Linford Dunlap Snead Collection
Linford Dunlap Snead was drafted in 1942 during his junior year at West Virginia University. He learned to fly B-17 bombers and was stationed on Ie Shima, the island closest to Japan. He served as the company clerk there for eight months. The collection consists of a small memoir entitled “The Tales of My Duty During World War II” that includes color photocopies (computer scanned images) of photographs, newspaper clippings, diplomas, certificates, radio signal instructions, postcards, ticket stubs, and telegrams.