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World War, 1939-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Non-preferred terms: European War, 1939-1945 ; Second World War, 1939-1945 ; World War 2, 1939-1945 ; World War II, 1939-1945 ; World War Two, 1939-1945 ; WW II (World War, 1939-1945) ; WWII (World War, 1939-1945)

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

Joe Aiken Films

 Collection — Box Film Box 4, Reel: 1-6
Identifier: 1998-12-28
Contents of the Collection The Joe Aiken Films are comprised of six films shot, produced, or compiled by Joe Aiken of 20th Century Fox Studio, from approximately 1918-1947. The films contain a mix of newsreel footage, documentary footage of aircraft manufacturing, and flight footage. Three of the films contain footage of World War I flying aces, flying squadrons, World War I-era aircraft, and transatlantic flight attempts. One of the films contains newsreel footage of the attack on Pearl Harbor in World War II and the...

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.

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...

David F. Beyl and Donald D. Beyl Logbooks

 Collection — Box One
Identifier: 2009-09-22
Contents of the Collection The David F. Beyl and Donald D. Beyl log books is a small collection of nine (9) United States Naval Aviator and civilian pilot logbooks belonging to brothers David and Donald Beyl, ranging from 1943-1987. Four (4) of the logbooks belonged to David D. Beyl and span approximately from 1954 to 1978, covering David's US Navy service. The other five (5) logbooks belonged to his brother, Donald F. Beyl, and cover his military and civilian flight history, ranging from 1943-1987. ...

Clarence A. Borley U.S. Naval Aviation Collection

 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

 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...

Thomas B. Davis Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1997-04-18
Content Description The Thomas B. Davis Collection documents Davis’s career with the U.S. Navy and Pacific Northern Airlines with textual and visual materials primarily from 1940s-1960s. A small amount of materials, including log books and photographs, document Davis’s service during World War II. The bulk of the collection relates to Davis’s career as a commercial airline pilot with Pacific Northern Airlines, including certificates, manuals, and training materials. Another man, Frank L....

Stanley J. Dec Papers

 Collection
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.

The James H. Dilonardo Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-01-21
Abstract James H. Dilonardo was a local aviation enthusiast strongly tied to Boeing Field and The Museum of Flight. His collection consits of photographs, textual materials, sound recordings, and film largely related to aviation in Seattle, Washington and the Pacific Northwest.

Rolfe W. Eckmann Naval Aviation Collection

 Collection — Box one
Identifier: 2021-09-17
Content Description The Rolfe W. Eckmann Naval Aviation Collection consists of textual and visual materials that document Eckmann's service with the U.S. Navy and Naval Station Puget Sound in Washington, commonly known as Sand Point, with materials ranging from the 1940s through 2010s.Eckmann's career as a U.S. Naval transport pilot is represented with four logbooks dating from 1942-1967. A few documents originally enclosed in the logs include a memo designating Eckmann as a Transport Plane Commander, a...

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