WW II article about resident Thomas S Brinson in 1945.
Wins V-12 V-12 V-12 Acceptance 1 A THOMAS S. BRINSON Returned to the states from Japan Japan after qualifying for navy V-12 V-12 V-12 training, Thomas S. Brinson, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Brinson, 526 Fourteenth avenue northeast, entered Alabama Polytechnic in-ftitute, in-ftitute, in-ftitute, Auburn, Ala., Sept. 24, as a reserve officer training corps student. The St. Petersburg cadet was one of three chosen from 120 applicants applicants among the crew aboard his ship, the USS Chicago In Hal-sey's Hal-sey's Hal-sey's Third Fleet In Japanese waters. Brinson was flown by transport transport plane to Guam and from there to Pearl Harbor where he boarded the carrier USS Lang-ley. Lang-ley. Lang-ley. He arrived at San Francisco and after spending several days at Farragut, Idaho, was sent on to Auburn. Ala. His brother. 1st Lt. William E. Brinson, is on terminal leave