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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 186 Collections and/or Records:

Charles C. Smith World War II Collection

 Collection — Box one
Identifier: 2015-12-09
Content Description The Charles C. Smith World War II Collection is a small collection documenting the military service of Charles C. Smith, a B-17 Navigator during the second world war. The collection includes: 45 black-and-white photographs primarily depicting aircraft, especialy B-17s, some portraits of Smith, and a few snapshots taken in England and Scotland; a membership card for the Army Air Forces Aid Society, 1944; clippings regarding the war; receipts from 1960 and 1965; a Polaris yearbook for the...

Howard E. Smith World War II Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2020-02-25
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...

Walter and Flossie Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-05-04
Abstract Walter A. Smith, Jr. served in the United States Air Force for over 30 years and was an active member of the P-47 Pilots Association. The collection contains materials relating to Walter Smith's Air Force career and World War I-era music collected by his wife, Flossie Smith.

Mildred Snider Collection of Goodyear FG-4 (Vought F4U Corsair) Drawings

 Collection — Oversize folder 1
Identifier: 2015-03-19
Contents of the Collection The Mildred Snider Collection of Goodyear FG-4 (Vought F4U Corsair) Drawings is a small collection consisting of two technical drawings (blueprints) for the Goodyear FG-4 Corsair. The Vought F4U Corsairs produced by Goodyear during World War II were designated as FG-4. One drawing is the final assembly line breakdown of Goodyear's FG-4, VS 40601, U.S. Navy from 1945 with signatures on it, presumably of facotry workers. The second drawing is a final assembly step 5 technical drawing. The two...

James C. Stewart Fighter Ace Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-02-13-1098
Abstract Lt. Col. James C. Stewart (1919-2004) was born in Corona, California. He joined the Army Air Force, graduated from flying school in August 1940, and was assigned to the 56th Fighter Group which was stationed in England during World War II. The collection primarily covers Lt. Col. Stewart's 1943-1966 military service with military records, personal documents, photographs, clippings, assorted ephemera, and films.

Norman G. Stromer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-09-19
Overview Major Norman George Stromer (1922-2019) was an Army Air Corps pilot who participated in bombing campaigns in the South West Pacific during World War II, served as part of the Military Air Transport Service (MATS), and worked as a fight inspector for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This collection contains photographs, military records, certificates, and other textual materials documenting his military service, post-military career, and personal life, primarily dating from 1940-1960.

Dora Jean (Dougherty) Strother WASP Photographs Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 1986-12-09-A
Content Description The Dora Jean (Dougherty) Strother WASP Photographs Collection is a small collection consisting of two photographs of Women Air Service Pilots at Elgin Air Force Base with the B-29 "Ladybird" before a B-29 demonstration tour in 1944.The first photograph depicts Women Airforce Service Pilots Dora J. Dougherty and Dorothea J. Moorman accepting aircraft papers from a representative of the Boeing Company for the B-29 "Ladybird" at Eglin Field, Florida, June 1944. Nose art of Fifinella,...

Sutherland Family World War II Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2019-09-02
Content Description The Sutherland Family World War II Collection is a small collection of visual and textual materials related to the U.S. military service of David H., George L. and John R. Sutherland during World War II.David H. Sutherland's service is documented with a spiralbound notebook with handwritten notes likely from flight training; his certificate of service; a separation qualification record (photocopy); a document clearing his accounts from Hendricks Field, Florida; a V-mail letter...

Leon Swietlikowski World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-12-01
Abstract Leon Swietlikowski (1912-1984) was born in Wilno, Poland and served in the Polish Air Force, as well as the Polish squadrons attached to the French Air Force and Royal Air Force, during World War II. The collection includes log books, personnel documents, and photographs of Leon Swietlikowski and his wife, Bette.

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.

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