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Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1896-1993

Biographical Note

James Harold Doolittle (1896-1993) was a pilot who set two early transcontinental flying time records, pioneered advancements in aviation, led the Tokyo raid in 1942, and commanded the Eighth Air Force attack on Germany.

Citation

http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/James_Harold_Doolittle.aspx

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Biographical Information Files - D

 Sub-Group
Scope and Contents Individuals whose names begin with D: Dahlberg, Kenneth H. [Triple ace fighter pilot] "In Search of WWII Memories," Cessna Owner magazine, 2005 "The Kenneth Dahlberg Story," A.A.H.S. Journal, Summer 1967"Kenneth H. Dahlberg, 94, Link in the Watergate Chain," New York Times, October 9, 2011 Daily, Leo A. [Aviation architectural/engineering firm] Sales brochures...

Herbert Brucker Film

 Collection — Box: Film Box 2, Reel: 1
Identifier: 2007-11-16-B
Contents of the Collection The Herbert Brucker Film is a small collection containing one privately shot black-and-white film taken at Mitchell Field in Garden City, New York in 1927. The film is five minutes and 44 seconds long. The footage depicts several well-known aviation events and activities by famous aviators, such as Charles Lindbergh taking off in the "Spirit of St. Louis" for his transatlantic flight; the christening of "America," Richard E. Byrd's Fokker C-2; and James Doolittle performing...

Odell Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-05-18
Abstract The Odell Family Collection primarily consists of field message books and printed ephemera used during World War I by Lieutenant James H. Odell of the Royal Flying Corps Canada. There is also a small amount of photographs featuring aircraft of the 1920s-1930s.

James C. Stewart Fighter Ace Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-02-13-1098
Abstract Lt. Col. James C. Stewart (1919-2004) was born in Corona, California. He joined the Army Air Force, graduated from flying school in August 1940, and was assigned to the 56th Fighter Group which was stationed in England during World War II. The collection primarily covers Lt. Col. Stewart's 1943-1966 military service with military records, personal documents, photographs, clippings, assorted ephemera, and films.

Ted Young Aviation lithograph collection

 Collection — Box: Small Collections oversize materials 2019-, oversize: folder
Identifier: 2019-00-00-1
Contents of the Collection The Ted Young Aviation lithograph collection is comprised of eighteen (18) 11x14" color lithographs of assorted aircraft and aviators, created in 1974-circa 1990s. Identified aircraft include the Wright Military Flyer, "The Spirit of St. Louis", and Lockheed Vega "Winnie May." Identified personalities include Amelia Earhart, Samuel Pierpont Langley, Wilbur and Orvile Wright, General Jimmy Doolittle, Robert H. Goddard, Neil Armstrong, and John Glenn. Many of the lithographs, specifically those...

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