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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 175 Collections and/or Records:

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...

Merle M. Coons Fighter Ace Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-02-13-1284
Abstract Colonel Merle Coons (1921-1997) was a United States Air Force fighter pilot, earning ace status during World War II. The collection is a subset of the American Fighter Aces Collection and includes primarily textual materials, such as military orders and records, flight records and a log book, and a scrapbook, as well as a photograph album and a small amount of loose photographs.

Thomas Cooper World War II Photograph Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2009-08-13-A
Contents of the Collection The Thomas Cooper World War II Photograph Collection is comprised of 42 photographs mostly taken by Paul A. Payne, with whom Thomas Cooper served in United States Marine Corps in the Pacific theater of World War II. The photographs were taken on Saipan and Tinian in the Mariana Islands between 1944 and 1945. They feature several American aircraft, such as a Northrop P-61, a Douglas C-47, a Consolidated B-24 Liberator, and several Boeing B-29s. Many of the B-29 photographs were taken on Tinian...

Jesse R. Crookshanks Flying Tigers Collection

 Collection — Box One
Identifier: 2001-05-25
Contents of the Collection The collection includes photographs and assorted reunion publications, circa 1940s, related to the American Volunteer Group (AVG) "Flying Tigers" collected by AVG member Jesse R. Crookshanks.

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....

Dodge H. Dean World War II Collection

 Collection — Box One
Identifier: 2018-00-00-138
Content Description The Dodge H. Dean World War II Collection consists primarily of training materials from Dean's service with both the Royal Canadian Air Force and the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II. Training materials from Dean's time with the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) from about 1937-1942 make up the bulk of the collection. Included are printed lecture outlines and printed notes on a variety of topics such as airframes; airmanship; airways regulations; armament; engines; instrument...

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.

Joe P. Doetsch B-17B inspection notes

 Collection — Folder One
Identifier: 2019-00-00-6
Content Description This collection consists of notes by Joe P. Doetsch related to his work inspecting B-17B aircraft from about 1939-1940. There are 22 loose pages of notes which appear to have been cut from a notebook, an additional couple sheets of handwritten notes, and three pages of typed aircraft lists. The notebook pages document airplane serial number, its destination, propellor numbers, engine numbers, and other remarks such as pilot name. Additional pages document problems with the aircraft. The typed...

Brian J. Donnelly Bikini Atoll Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2012-01-30
Contents of the Collection The Brian J. Donnelly Bikini Atoll Collection is a small collection comprised of two items: a map and a booklet likely collected by Donnelly during his military service from 1945-1968. The map is a photocopy of a hand-drawn map of Kwajalein Island showing locations of the runway and other United States military structures. A handwritten note shows the location of the atomic bomb storage area. The booklet is titled, A. A. F. Drone Unit, and includes a history of...

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