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POSTCARD STORIES FROM NEW YORK – AAC LIEUTENANT visits MIYAKO RESTAURANT 1944

WWII February 6, 1944

WWII February 6, 1944

POSTCARD STORIES FROM NEW YORK – AAC LIEUTENANT visits MIYAKO RESTAURANT 1944
Description: When in New York visit MIYAKO, 20 West 56th Street. “Nothing but the best.” Japanese Sukiyaki and Tempura cuisine.
To: Mr. + Mrs. Merrill Peck
Naples, NY Ro. 3
From: Lt. Ariskine Weed AAC
New Sub Post #1
Mitchell Field*, N.Y.
June 22, 1944
Hi Folks:,
While I’m stationed here at NY “we” the gang & I are eating every kind of food, fun! N.Y.C. has loads to see. It takes about 1-1/2 hrs to “get in.” I hope you’re all well –
As ever, Ariskine
* Mitchell Air Force base was located in Hempstead, Long Island from 1918-1961. Having researched the lieutenant, he heralded from Naples, Florida and was still alive in 1945 in the Army Air Corps.