Great Britain. Royal Air Force
On Apr. 1, 1918, the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service were merged as the Royal Air Force
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The collection is comprised of a small photograph album, loose photographs, a prisoner of war diary, and assorted research documents pertaining to the World War I service and prisoner of war (POW) experience of Lieutenant Lionel Cherry Gilmour (1891-1973), pilot of the Royal Air Force (RAF) and its predecessor, the Royal Flying Corps (RFC).
Content Description The Earl H. M. Phillips RAF Glider Pilot Collection contains textual materials, 18 photographic prints, and 1 DVD related to the 1944-1946 World War II military service of Royal Air Force (RAF) glider pilot Earl H.M. Phillips. The collection has been arranged as three series: World War II-era materials, Post-war and commemorative materials, and personal materials. The bulk of the collection is Series I: World War II-era materials, 1944-1947 and is...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Content Description The Jim Plant oral interview is a small collection consisting of an audio recording and related document of an oral interview conducted by Fred Parkinson with his uncle Jim Plant in August 1996 about Plant's experience as a prisoner of war during World War II. James Plant was a bomber pilot for the Royal Air Force during World War II who was shot down in July 1940 over Germany. He was detained as a prisoner of war for five wars until he was released on May 2, 1945 by the Allies. In...
Abstract Leon Swietlikowski (1912-1984) was born in Wilno, Poland and served in the Polish Air Force, as well as the Polish squadrons attached to the French Air Force and Royal Air Force, during World War II. The collection includes log books, personnel documents, and photographs of Leon Swietlikowski and his wife, Bette.
Abstract The Paul A. Ludwig Military Aviation Photograph Collection contains 2382 photographic prints and negatives with a very small amount of textual materials collected by Paul A. Ludwig and ranging from the late 1910s through the early 1980s. The bulk and strength of the collection is photographs of World War II-era aircraft and squadrons. The collection is nearly all copy prints from a variety of institutions and dozens of private collections.