Consolidated B-24 Liberator Family
Subject Source: NasmScope Note: Aircraft
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Abstract William Dummer Powell was born in about 1906 in Canada, became a United States citizen in 1935 and served in the Army Air Force 449th Bomb Group as a Staff Sergeant during World War II. The collection consists of a small amount of military documents, personal documents, and twenty-five (25) photographs primarily related to Powell's World War II service in the Army Air Force.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Contents of the Collection The Donald K. Prothero World War II Photographs is comprised of 116 black-and-white photographs taken by Donald K. Prothero of the 86th Combat Mapping Squadron during World War II. A list of captions is provided for the photographs. The photographs feature life of United States servicemen on base at Saipan, including construction of a photograph lab, USO shows, concerts, performances by indigenous Chamorro inhabitants, the base's theater, mess halls, and hospitals. Several images of...
Collection — Folder 1
Contents of the Collection The Homer Rickman World War II Photographs is a small collection comprised of eight black-and-white photographs, presumably taken by Rickman and featuring several aircraft squadrons from the 490th Bomb Group. The photos were taken both during combat missions and on the ground at the squadron's home base at RAF Eye, near Mellis, England. The photos showcase several B-17 Flying Fortresses, including one where they are pursued by Messerschmitt Bf-109 fighters. Also featured is a Hawker Hurricane...
Abstract Seymour Rutberg (1919-2009) was a Jewish American World War II pilot. The collection documents Seymour Rutberg's World War II service as a pilot as well as his post-war service and veteran activities. A smaller amount of material is personal in nature. Most items are dated 1941-1952 and types of material include military records, flying logs, clippings, correspondence, reports and photographs.
Collection — Box One
Contents of the Collection The John Schafer Collection is primarily original newspapers from the World War II era, but also includes a small amount of additional textual materials and one black-and-white photograph. It is unknown if John Schafer served during World War II, if he collected the materials, or they were given to him. The fourteen newspapers date from January 29, 1939 to October 15, 1945 and include issues from the Seattle Daily Times, ...
Collection — Box One
Contents of the Collection The collection contains materials related to Lee M. Shelton and George W. French. Both men served during World War II, though in different military branches. Shelton was part of the Army Air Forces and his materials include photographs of military personnel and activities, such as inspections and navigational procedures; correspondence and a graduation announcement for Blythville Army Air Field. French served with the Navy and his materials include photographs of naval ships, including the...
Contents of the Collection The Howard E. Smith World War II Photograph Collection is comprised largely of photographic and audiovisual material, including 2,115 prints, 83 negatives, and 5 film reels. The images were taken or collected by Howard E. Smith, a United States Army Air Corps Public Relations Officer and base photographer, primarily while he was stationed at Smoky Hill Army Air Field (SHAAF) in Salina, Kansas. There is also a very small amount of textual documents. Most materials date from 1942-1943, with some...
Collection — Folder 1
Contents of the Collection The Margery Watson World War II Photographs is a small collection comprised of 31 photographs either taken or gathered by Margery Watson while she was employed at North American Aviation in Inglewood, California as a draftsperson between 1943-1945. The photographs are primarily small black-and-white snapshots that document NAA personnel adding a Merlin engine and performing engine tests on the prototype P-51 nicknamed "Baby" for United States Army Air Force ground crews. Some of the photographs...
Contents of the Collection The Glenn Y. and Ronald L. Robinson Photograph Collection is largely comprised of a mixture of United States Air Force and Boeing Company photographs, circa 1930s-1980s. The prints were collected by the Robinsons over the course of and in relation to their respective careers with the USAF and Boeing. Series I: Glenn Y. Robinson USAF photograph collection holds 222 photographs, one negative and one slide that depict various aircraft. The images were...
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