Subject Source: NafScope Note: http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n82068148
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Interview Summary Engineer Sydney Baker is interviewed about his life and his decade-spanning career in the aviation industry. He discusses his work at Vickers-Armstrongs in the 1940s and 1950s and his subsequent engineering jobs with Canadair and the Boeing Company. Projects discussed include the AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System) program, the AOA (Airborne Optical Adjunct) program, and guided missile development. He also shares his experiences as a Museum of Flight docent and his restoration work on...
Overview John W. Allen was a B-17 navigator during World War II. The collection consists of visual, audiovisual, and textual materials documenting Allen's missions in Europe with the 91st Bomb Group (H), 401st Bomb Squadron.
Contents of the Collection The Dean E. Christianson World War II and Korean War Collection consists primarily of textal materials and a few visual materials from Dean's service as a navigator in the U.S. Army Transportion Corps. Included in the collection are correspondence files, personnel documents, military orders, charts, maps, navigator’s logs and flight plans, as well as a small amount of travel ephemera. The materials which range from 1941 to 1958, are organized in three series: Series I....
Contents of the Collection William H. Dyche World War II Photograph Albums is a collection of six photograph albums with black-and-white photographs taken by aerial photographer William H. Dyche during World War II. Images include scenic shots of the English countryside, castles, cathedrals and people as well as aerial photographs of England and France, including what appears to be D-Day. Aircraft are also featured, including the B-24, B-17, and P-38; in particular “Flak Bait” and “Mild & Bitter.” There...
Abstract The collection is comprised of a small photograph album, loose photographs, a prisoner of war diary, and assorted research documents pertaining to the World War I service and prisoner of war (POW) experience of Lieutenant Lionel Cherry Gilmour (1891-1973), pilot of the Royal Air Force (RAF) and its predecessor, the Royal Flying Corps (RFC).
Contents of the Collection The Clarence H. Lamping World War II Collection contains textual materials and a small amount of photographic prints relating to the World War II service of Lieutenant Colonel Clarence H. Lamping. Some of the material is retrospective. Most of the material was collected by Lamping during and after his service, although some items were collected by his son, John. The bulk of the collection is textual materials, most of which are post-war. Materials include Lamping's U.S Army Air Forces...
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Content Description The collection consists of 38 (eight 8x10" and 30 4x6") color photographs and five 35mm color film negative strips of the Museum of Flight's B-17F on set in England during the filming of the 1990 film Memphis Belle. The photographs were all taken from the interior of the B-17F, so the exterior of the plane is not visible in the images.
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.
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Content Description This small collection is comprised of 18 World War II-era photographs from Sgt. David S. Newcom, a B-17 bombardier in the United States Eighth Air Force, then based in England. All the photographs are small, black-and-white snapshots, primarily informal portraits. Newcom is featured in most of the photographs, both in civilian clothes and in military uniform, sometimes with other servicemen. B-17 aircraft can be partially seen in seven of the photographs. Many of the photographs have...
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