TRANSCRIPT INCLUDED. During World War I Stout was a pilot, eventually serving as a lieutenant in the 27th Aero Squadron, First Pursuit Group. In this letter he describes his four-day journey to Europe aboard a troop transport ship, including the on-ship blackouts. Names of places and the ship have been censored.
Creator: Penrose Vass Stout
Date: September 25, 1917
Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History