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David S. Newcom World War II Eighth Air Force Photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2016-11-23
Content Description This small collection is comprised of 18 World War II-era photographs from Sgt. David S. Newcom, a B-17 bombardier in the United States Eighth Air Force, then based in England. All the photographs are small, black-and-white snapshots, primarily informal portraits. Newcom is featured in most of the photographs, both in civilian clothes and in military uniform, sometimes with other servicemen. B-17 aircraft can be partially seen in seven of the photographs. Many of the photographs have...

Charles C. Smith World War II Collection

 Collection — Box: one
Identifier: 2015-12-09
Content Description The Charles C. Smith World War II Collection is a small collection documenting the military service of Charles C. Smith, a B-17 Navigator during the second world war. The collection includes: 45 black-and-white photographs primarily depicting aircraft, especialy B-17s, some portraits of Smith, and a few snapshots taken in England and Scotland; a membership card for the Army Air Forces Aid Society, 1944; clippings regarding the war; receipts from 1960 and 1965; a Polaris yearbook for the...

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