My father, Temple L. Ancarrow Jr., served in the Army Air Corps from Feb. 8, 1943, to Nov. 23, 1945. His rank was a Tec 5, Technical Corporal.
He was a truck driver, mechanic and cook. He had his military training in Miami (South Beach), the Army Air Corps.
The military used the hotels for housing for those in training.during World War II. The hotel he was in was the Betsey Ross Hotel, which is still in use today.
After training he was stationed in Rome, during World War II, to a bomb squadron.