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George E. Adams, Jr. Papers and Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-03-15
Abstract Collection of materials related to the military service of Second Lieutenant George E. Adams Jr., who served as a reconnaissance pilot in World War II.

American Fighter Aces Association Oral Interviews

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-02-13-OralHist
Abstract Collection of approximately one hundred twenty (120) oral histories of Fighter Aces and several non-aces, including relatives of aces, other military pilots, and military historians.

Norman "Jim" S. Archibald Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1986-10-10A
Abstract Norman "Jim" Silas Archibald (1894-1975) of Seattle, Washington served in the U.S. Army Air Service, 95th Aero Squadron during World War I, and later published a bestselling book on his experience. He served again in the Air Force during World War II at home in Seattle. The collection contains correspondence, military documents, photographs, and other materials relating to Archibald's life and military service.

Abraham J. Artig World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-09-11
Overview The A.J. Artig World War II Collection relates to A.J. Artig's service in the Army Air Corps as a B-26 Marauder pilot.

Robert Bailey "Tuskegee Trigger Time" Signed Lithograph

 Collection — oversize: folder 1
Identifier: 2022-05-13
Contents of the Collection This single-item collection consists of a lithograph titled "Tuskegee Trigger Time" reproducing a painting done by aviation artist Robert Bailey in 2005. The 23 x 34" print is numbered (78/100) and depicts the Tuskegee Airmen of the 301st Fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter Group in North American P-51 Mustangs fending off a Luftwaffe attack while escorting a Royal Air Force de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito during a photo reconnaissance mission above Germany during early 1945. It features "Creamer's...

Robert L. Baseler Fighter Ace Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-08-26
Overview This collection relates to Rober L. Baseler's career as a Fighter Ace, with a focus on his service during World War II.

Ole B. Bennedsen World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2011-07-01
Contents of the Collection The Ole B. Bennedsen World War II Collection documents Bennedsen's service as a pilot of Boeing B-17 aircraft on operational missions over Germany near the end of World War II. This small collection includes a Pilot's Flight Log with entries from 1943-1945, a pay card, and a list of all of Bennedsen's 35 operational missions over Germany, which includes the dates and names of German cities. Also present are two black-and-white photographic prints depicting Bennedsen and his "Bonnie Lassie"...

Francis H. Bennett World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-00-00-2
Contents of the Collection The Francis H. Bennett World War II Collection relates to Bennett's training and career in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II, circa 1943-1945. It consists of primarily textual materials, including a graduation announcement, an Air Medal award citation, correspondence, military newsletters, printed ephemera, three pages from a scrapbook, and an original poem by Bennett. There is also a photographic portrait of Captain Francis H. Bennett in his Army Air Force uniform. Additionally,...

Lewis Paul Bowers World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-08-09
Contents of the Collection The Lewis Paul Bowers World War II Collection is comprised of photographs and various textual materials, including military records, orrders, certificates, and correspondence, primarily related to the World War II experience of Lewis Paul Bowers, a flight navigator on a Consolidated B-24 Liberator ("Rude Nude") of the 307th Bombardment Group, 13th Air Force. There are also some items related to post-war activities as well as personal and family materials. The bulk of the collection...

Byron Brown World War II Pilot materials

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2013-01-25-A
Contents of the Collection This is a small collection of textual materials relating to navigation and training for Army Air Forces pilots, dated 1943-1944.

Materials include an Army Air Forces Radio Facility Charts booklet, 1943; a navigation training guide [missing section 1], 1943; an empty envelope labeled "Pilots' Information File No. 10 Revision No. 10, June 1, 1944;" and a six-page instructor examination guide, undated.

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correspondence 20
clippings (information artifacts) 19
logs (records) 18
certificates 14
identity cards 11
orders (military records) 11
Airplanes, Military 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area 9
Fighter pilots 8
Germany 8
Soldiers 8
Italy 7
World War, 1914-1918 7
maps (documents) 7
scrapbooks 7
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Family 6
Bombing, Aerial 6
France 6
Lockheed P-38 Lightning Family 6
North American P-51 Mustang Family 6
Republic P-47 (F-47) Thunderbolt Family 6
Women in aeronautics 6
aerial photographs 6
booklets 6
negatives (photographs) 6
photocopies 6
Aces (Fighter pilots) 5
Air pilots 5
Consolidated B-24 Liberator Family 5
England 5
Women air pilots 5
manuscripts (documents) 5
Boeing B-29 Superfortress 4
Japan 4
Seattle (Wash.) 4
lithographs 4
personnel records 4
photograph albums 4
yearbooks 4
16mm (photographic film size) 3
Armed Forces -- Officers 3
California 3
China 3
Douglas C-47 Skytrain Family 3
Great Britain 3
Guam 3
Korea 3
North American AT-6 Texan Family 3
North American B-25 Mitchell Family 3
Nose art 3
Philippines 3
Prisoners of war 3
audiocassettes 3
diplomas 3
drawings (visual works) 3
manuals (instructional materials) 3
memorandums 3
military maps 3
navigation charts 3
newspapers 3
panoramic photographs 3
ration books 3
slides (photographs) 3
songbooks 3
Aerial reconnaissance 2
Africa, North 2
Aids to air navigation 2
Airplanes -- Design and construction 2
Attack planes 2
Bell P-39 Airacobra Family 2
Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress 2
Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress 2
Boeing B-29 Superfortress Family (Model 345) 2
Boeing Company -- Employees 2
Boeing Model 377 Stratocruiser Family 2
Bombardiers 2
Bucholz Army Airfield (Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands) 2
Burma 2
Curtiss C-46 Commando Family 2
Curtiss P-40 Warhawk Family 2
Curtiss P-6 Hawk Family 2
Douglas A-24 Dauntless Family 2
Douglas C-54 Skymaster 2
Douglas DC-3 Family 2
Douglas XB-19 (XBLR-2) 2
Europe 2
Flight attendants 2
Flight navigators 2
Flight training 2
Florida 2
Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Family 2
Korean War, 1950-1953 2
Marfa Army Air Field (Texas) 2
Martin (Glenn L.) B-26 Marauder Family 2
Messerschmitt Bf 109 Family 2
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