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MacDill Air Force Base (Fla.)

 Organization

Historical Note

Established in early 1939 as Southeast Air Base, Tampa, it was renamed MacDill Field in December 1939. MacDill Air Force Base (AFB) is still an active base today.

Citation

https://www.macdill.af.mil/

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

William H. Dyche World War II Photograph Albums

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-00-00-85
Contents of the Collection William H. Dyche World War II Photograph Albums is a collection of six photograph albums with black-and-white photographs taken by aerial photographer William H. Dyche during World War II. Images include scenic shots of the English countryside, castles, cathedrals and people as well as aerial photographs of England and France, including what appears to be D-Day. Aircraft are also featured, including the B-24, B-17, and P-38; in particular “Flak Bait” and “Mild & Bitter.” There...

Ralph H. Lyall World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1995-01-09
Contents of the Collection The Ralph Lyall World War II Collection relates primarily to the World War II service of pilot Ralph H. Lyall, Jr., who served in the China-Burma-India Theater from 1944-1945. The collection is a mix of loose materials and a scrapbook. Loose materials include a 1917 registration card for Ralph H. Lyall, Sr., military orders, certificates, correspondence, citations and recommendations, and records. Some items are photocopies and not original documents. One document from 1950 relates...

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