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Clarence A. Borley U.S. Naval Aviation Collection

Identifier: 2022-07-20
Abstract Clarence A. Borley (1924-2019) was a U.S. Navy fighter pilot and ace. The collection documents Borley's 36-year military career as a pilot and fighter ace in the U.S. Navy and consists of textual, visual and audiovisual materials and primarily dates from 1942 to 1968, with some later dates and a small amount of personal materials.

Henry B. Christensen World War II Collection

Identifier: 2008-09-04-A
Contents of the Collection The Henry B. Christensen World War II Collection is comprised of items primarily related to the World War II military service of United States Navy pilot Henry B. Christensen. The collection contains military records, personnel documents, a pilot's log book and a small amount of black-and-white photographs.There are various identification cards and licenses, including a Naval Aviation Pilot license with a portrait of Christensen, several officer's mess cards, a ribbon authorization...

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.

Gordon Highfill Papers

Identifier: 2004-04-17
Abstract Gordon Highfill served as a pilot for the United States Navy during World War II and in the Naval Reserves during the 1950s-1960s. The collection contains military records, a Naval Reservist newsletter, a Douglas C-47 Skytrain check list, and three (3) pilot log books from his service.

John E. Leach World War II Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1992-04-06
Contents of the Collection The John E. Leach World War II Collection contains a logbook and photographs related to Leach's World War II service in the U.S. Navy. The Aviators Flight Log Book notes Leach's hours logged from flight training to his patrols to various islands in the Pacific theater of World War II. The logbook also contains small photos of aircraft, cards for Leach's naval training certifications, flight equipment record cards, and a requisition form to replace stolen equipment.The...

Frank C. Leigh World War II Collection

Identifier: 2012-02-09
Overview The collection contains items relating to Frank C. Leigh's time serving with the United States Navy as a signalman, specifically on the USS Chenango during World War II.

Elvin L. Lindsay World War II Collection

Identifier: 2007-09-14
Abstract Elvin L. Lindsay (1920-1999) was born in Potlach, Idaho and served as a pilot in the U.S. Navy during World War II, earning Ace status in 1944. The collection contains four (4) log books, a scrapbook, a small amount of ephemera, and photographs documenting Lindsay's wartime career.

Albert Fulton Moorehead World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2004-03-03
Contents of the Collection The Albert Fulton Moorehead World War II Collection primarily relates to the World War II service of pilot Albert Fulton Moorehead, who served with the United States Naval Reserve Patrol Bombing Squadron 136. The collection contains approximately 130 photographs depicting locations in Alaska during the war, military personnel, activities, and aircraft. Additional materials include a pilot's log book, a typed "Personal History of VPB-136" by Robert R. Larson, military records and...

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