An American Airman's Eight Months With the Dutch Underground

Harry A Dolph


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Harry A Dolph:
Harry Dolph, born and reared in Michigan, enrolled in the Civilian Conservation Corps after high school. Because of ill treatment, his entire CCC camp deserted. Later, after his family moved to California, he rejoined the CCC, using his mother's married name of Clark as an alias due to his earlier desertion. He joined the Army Air Corps in October 1940 and spent almost eight years in the service as Harry A. Clark. After his plane, True Love, was shot down over Holland in August 1944, he was protected by and participated with the Dutch underground for eight months. The author, a businessman and salesman, became an avid boatsman and began writing articles on boating. In 1976 he and his wife, Patricia, moved to Houston, Texas, where he opened his own insurance agency. He sold the business and retired in 1984.