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Guam

 Subject
Subject Source: Naf
Scope Note: http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n50000810

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Farmer, Jim, 2017 October 26

 File
Interview Summary Vietnam War veteran James “Jim” Farmer is interviewed about his military service as a Boeing B-52 Stratofortress pilot. He discusses his wartime experiences in Southeast Asia, including his participation in Operations Linebacker I and Linebacker II, and shares other highlights from his U.S. Air Force service. He also discusses his involvement with The Museum of Flight and his work on Project Welcome Home, the Museum’s campaign to construct a memorial park paying tribute to Vietnam War veterans.

Daniel Abramson Korean War Photograph Album

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2020-02-26
Content Description The Daniel Abramson Korean War Photograph Album consists of one album with snapshots documenting Abramson's service in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.The album has a teal cover with a Chinese or Japanese style dragon plate on the front cover, presumably purchased during his time abroad in service. It measures approximately 9x12x1.5 inches and has black paper pages. Inside there are 143 black-and-white photographs, each about 3.5x4.5 inches, affixed with album...

Elmer A. Ball World War II Negatives

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2021-06-30
Content Description The Elmer A. Ball World War II Negatives is a collection of 184 photographic negatives taken by Ball during his service with the U.S. Navy, much of which took place in Guam during the later years of World War II. The negatives are all medium format black-and-white negatives, except for one color transparency. They were not organized in any particular manner.The images depict a variety of people, activities, and buildings in and around Naval Air Station Agana on Guam from roughly...

Desiree "Jerry" Clifford Michaud and Thelma Irene McGraw Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-11-01
Abstract Jerry Michaud (1924-1982) Michaud served in the United States Navy during World War II as a Naval pilot in the Pacific Theater. Thelma McGraw (1920-1996) She worked as a stewardess with United Airlines (UAL). The collection contains textual materials, black-and-white photographs, and ephemera associated with their 1942-1952 naval and commercial airline careers, respectively.

Richard Peterson Pan American World Airways Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 1984-10-11-B
Contents of the Collection This small collection contains a Pan American Airways flight packet souvenir given to passengers traveling to the South Pacific, circa 1956. Contents of packet include a drink menu, brochures with information for traveling in Manila, Guam, Wake Island, and Hong Kong, as well as postcards of fishermen in Guam and aerial views of Wake Island.

Donald K. Prothero World War II Photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2015-03-13
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...

James H. Taylor, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-00-00-1
Abstract Archival materials relating to the missions of the United States Army Air Forces 498th Bombardment Group in 1944-45. The Museum of Flight's Boeing B-29 Superfortress was of this group and material in this collection reflect the activities of the aircraft during that time period. Many of the charts are annotated for specific missions and some contain identified targets.

Maynard Wege World War II Photograph Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2007-06-05
Contents of the Collection The Maynard Wege World War II Photograph Collection is a small collection comprised of a single photo album page with six black-and-white photographs created by Maynard Wege, who served as a United States Army Air Force B-29 mechanic during the World War II Pacific Theatre. Photographs feature an image of a Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima, an aerial photograph of Hiroshima in late August 1945, a disabled Japanese Mitsibishi J2M3 Raiden fighter found on an airfield near Tokyo, a B-29 squadron...

Harold W. Zipp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-11-12
Abstract Harold W. Zipp was an engineer at the Boeing Company for forty years. The collection documents his career, particularly his tenure in Wichita, Kansas, with diaries, photographs and other documents.

Hallman, David, 2017 August 28

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Interview Summary Vietnam War veteran David Hallman is interviewed about his U.S. Air Force service as a Boeing B-52 Stratofortress crew member. He discusses his wartime experiences as B-52 navigator in Southeast Asia and his bombing missions to North and South Vietnam in 1972 and 1973. He also provides an overview of his later assignments as a radar navigator, including his time stationed on nuclear alert at Ellsworth Air Force Base (South Dakota). Topics discussed include his training and service history, his...

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