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Overview This collection relates to Rober L. Baseler's career as a Fighter Ace, with a focus on his service during World War II.
Abstract Colonel Merle Coons (1921-1997) was a United States Air Force fighter pilot, earning ace status during World War II. The collection is a subset of the American Fighter Aces Collection and includes primarily textual materials, such as military orders and records, flight records and a log book, and a scrapbook, as well as a photograph album and a small amount of loose photographs.
Overview The Harold K. and Charlene B. Hartell World War II Collection documents the personal careers of the Hartells during the war, primarily from 1942 to 1945. The collection documents Harold’s training and service as a bombardier in the United States Air Corps and Charlene’s training and work for North American Aviation building B-25 bombers.
Abstract Major Thomas Walter Jackson (1916-1942) was a United States Army Air Corps pilot and squadron commander who served in the Aleutian Island campaign during World War II. The collection contains textual materials, photographs, and a digitized film clip pertaining to the 1938-1942 military service of Jackson.
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Contents of the Collection The John A. Jones Military Aviation materials is a very small collection related to Jones' World War II service from 1942-1945. The collection is comprised of a training certificate from the Boeing Flying Fortress School; three (3) digital reprints of 1940s-era photographs, two (2) of which feature Jones; and photocopies of Jones' Honorable Discharge and military service record. There is also a yearbook, The History of the Army Air Forces 34th Bombardment...
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Content Description This small collection consists of materials related to Dorothy "Dottie" Lewis Simpson's flying career and some commercial airline ephemera. It is unclear if Dottie or her daughter Anne collected the ephemera. Material documenting Dottie Simpson includes her U.S. Army Air Corps wallet with her private pilot's license, medical certificate, and CAA identity card. Her pilot's flight log is also included and primarily covers 1944-1946 but has notations dating as late as 1997. The commercial ephemera...
Overview Major Norman George Stromer (1922-2019) was an Army Air Corps pilot who participated in bombing campaigns in the South West Pacific during World War II, served as part of the Military Air Transport Service (MATS), and worked as a fight inspector for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This collection contains photographs, military records, certificates, and other textual materials documenting his military service, post-military career, and personal life, primarily dating from 1940-1960.
Abstract Frank Wilbur Wright (1886-1950) of Portland, Oregon spent most of his adult life in the military, with service spanning the Oregon Naval Militia, Oregon National Guard, U.S. Army Air Service, Air Corps, and Air Force, and both World Wars. The collection contains commissions, photographs, identification cards, and other materials relating to Wright's long military career.