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Merle M. Coons Fighter Ace Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-02-13-1284
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.

Harold K. and Charlene B. Hartell World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2021-12-08
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.

Thomas Walter Jackson World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-12-06
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.

John A. Jones Military Aviation materials

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2011-10-01
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...

Colonel Ralph J. Moore Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-07-15
Abstract Ralph James Moore (1909-1963) graduated from the Boeing School of Aeronautics in 1931, was a member of the Army Air Corps during the 1930s, and worked with the Civil Aeronautics Board through the 1930s and 1940s. The collection consists of manuscripts, maps, photographs, and clippings collected by Moore during his career in the Army Air Forces. The majority of the collection is comprised of Aircraft Accident Reports from the Civil Aeronautics Authority (CAA).

Elvie A. Myers World War I Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-08-07
Abstract Elvie A. Myers (born 1889) was an aerial photographer for the United States Army Air Corps at the end of World War I. The collection is comprised of twelve (12) photographs and two (2) documents related to his military service.

William Orthman World War II Collection

 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.

Norman G. Stromer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-09-19
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.

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