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Gene M. Allred Air-Navigation Workbook

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Oversize 2019-
Identifier: 2022-00-00-105
Content Description The Gene M. Allred Air-Navigation Workbook is a small collection consisting of a single item: the Air-navigation workbook: pre-flight--primary training manual used by Allred at the U.S. Navy Pre-Flight School, at St. May's College in California in 1943. The workbook was published by the Aviation Training Division, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Air) U.S. Navy and consists of position plotting sheets, sheets of graph paper, logs, and a star finder and...

John D. Carroll World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2000-09-14
Contents of the Collection The collection relates to the World War II experience of 1st Lieutenant John D. Carroll, who served as a flight navigator and bombadier. It includes aeronautical charts for Hong Kong and Hungtze, China and Osaka and Choshi, Japan as well as a small amount of newspaper clippings related to World War II. Also present are photographs depicting military operations, such as reconnaissance and aerial bombardment, and aircraft, predominantly the B-29. The B-29 is featured in formation flight, dropping...

G. W. Charters Notebooks

Identifier: 2007-06-27-A
Abstract The G. W. Charters Notebooks are comprised of three notebooks containing training notes of a World War I Army pilot.

Thomas B. Davis Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1997-04-18
Content Description The Thomas B. Davis Collection documents Davis’s career with the U.S. Navy and Pacific Northern Airlines with textual and visual materials primarily from 1940s-1960s. A small amount of materials, including log books and photographs, document Davis’s service during World War II. The bulk of the collection relates to Davis’s career as a commercial airline pilot with Pacific Northern Airlines, including certificates, manuals, and training materials. Another man, Frank L....

Stanley J. Dec Papers

Identifier: 2010-06-02
Abstract Stanley Joseph Dec (1920-) was born in Raymond, Washington. After attending flight school in Iowa, Dec joined the military and served as a pilot for the U.S. Navy during World War II. The collection contains documents, logs, and publications documenting the training and military career of World War II U. S. Navy Ensign Stanley J. Dec.

William Orthman World War II Collection

Identifier: 1991-07-17-A
Abstract William Orthman (1911-1990) was drafted into the United States Army in 1942. He served in the China-Burma-India Theater as Public Relations Officer. The collection is comprised of 340 photographs and a small amount of textual materials from his 1945-1946 service.

James P. Rush World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2018-00-00-66
Contents of the Collection This small collection contains World War II-era pilot training materials, possibly used by James P. Rush, who likely served as a pilot. It includes 2 copies of "Weather for Pilot Trainees Elementary Student's Workbook;" several pages of training exercises, such as quizzes; and other textual materials related to weather and air navigation, including a navigation logbook for Stuttgart Army Air Field (Arkansas) and a weather map symbol chart. Additional documents cover aircraft...

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