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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 187 Collections and/or Records:

O. Keith Williams VMF-214 "Black Sheep Squadron" Photographs

 Collection — Box Small Collections Oversize Materials 2000-2005, oversize: folder
Identifier: 2002-04-18
Overview Photographs showing members of the “Black Sheep Squadron” while they were stationed in the South Pacific during World War II.

Jeanette R. (Rogowski) Witzkowski World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-11-27
Contents of the Collection The Jeanette R. (Rogowski) Witzkowski World War II Collection relates to the World War II-era experience of Jeanette Witzkowski, who served as a pilot and air traffic controller during World War II. It includes primarily textual materials and a small amount of photographic prints, with the bulk of the material falling within 1935-1947. Textual materials include Civial Aeronuatics Administration (CAA) air traffic control instructional documents and aircraft clearance forms and incoming...

Fred Woods World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-08-22
Contents of the Collection The Fred Woods World War II Collection is comprised of photographic prints, negatives, a photograph album, and a small number of documents that relate to the World War II experience of United States Navy pilot Fred Woods. The collection has been arranged into two series, visual materials and textual materials. Visual materials, which are the bulk of the collection, include 26 loose black-and-white photographic prints and 27 negatives. Sizes vary from 3x5" to 8x10" and very...

Malcolm T. Wordell Fighter Ace Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-02-13-1144
Contents of the Collection This small collection relates to fighter pilot and ace Malcolm T. Wordell, who served in the United States Navy during World War II. It includes photographs of aircraft in flight and military personnel, including a squadron group portrait.

World War II Air Raid Warden Materials

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-00-00-20
Contents of the Collection The World War II Air Raid Warden Materials is a small collection of textual materials, including documents and booklets, meant to prepare and guide civilians acting as air raid wardens during World War II. Most of the items are specific to the Seattle, Washington area. Some items are undated, but most fall within 1940-1943. It is unknown who collected these materials.Materials include documents regarding the transmittal of color signals for emergencies, dim-out regulations for...

World War II-era Propaganda Posters

 Collection
Identifier: 2020-00-00-8
Overview The World War II-era Propaganda Posters is a collection of posters illustrating the United States Government propaganda campaign to persuade Americans to support the war effort. The posters were mass-produced from about 1939 to 1945.

Col. Frank Wilbur Wright Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1986-01-02
Abstract Frank Wilbur Wright (1886-1950) of Portland, Oregon spent most of his adult life in the military, with service spanning the Oregon Naval Militia, Oregon National Guard, U.S. Army Air Service, Air Corps, and Air Force, and both World Wars. The collection contains commissions, photographs, identification cards, and other materials relating to Wright's long military career.

Charles Zevart World War II Glider Pilot Collection

 Collection — Box One
Identifier: 2019-05-16
Content Description The Charles Zevart World War II Glider Pilot Collection consists of items relating to the life and military career of Charles Zevart, a World War II glider pilot. The collection contains his military records, high school diploma, black-and-white photographs, correspondence with the Air Force, and his Army Flying School yearbook.

Glenn E. Zimmerman World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-10-16-307
Abstract Glenn E. Zimmerman (1912-1993) served with the United States Navy as a pilot during World War II. The collection contains photographs, holiday greeting cards and menus, military records, and military identification card from his 1942-1946 military service.

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.

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