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"Brother mine, when we get back together again, I think we will be a lot closer than we ever have before. When I was younger, I made a mistake in not teaming up with you more often. Together we could have done lots more than we ever did singly." World War II As Seen Through the Letters of Malcolm and Warren Stilson, page 139

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Malcolm Stilson, Scott Field, Illinois (1943).
War: World War, 1939-1945
Branch: Army Air Forces/Corps
Service Location: Scott Field, Illinois; Truax Field, Madison, Wisconsin; Columbia Army Air Base, South Carolina; Kelly Field, Texas; Calcutta, India
Rank: Staff Sergeant
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Like his father Frederick, a World War I veteran and the subject of another Veterans History Project story, Malcolm Stilson enlisted to fight in World War II. After two years of being shifted from base to base in the States, Mac shipped out to India, where his ability to play the piano landed him a job with the Entertainment Production Unit. His memoirs contain letters to and from his younger brother Warren, an infantryman, and to their parents. Warren was killed during the Battle of the Bulge, and one month later, Mac left for India.

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