World War, 1939-1945
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject HeadingsScope 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:
Donald T. Hayes World War II Collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Contents of the Collection The Donald T. Hayes World War II Collection includes items accumulated by Sgt. Donald T. Hayes of the 452nd Bomb Group, ball turret gunner of the B-17 Flying Fortress "Tangerine." The collection includes Air Medal citations, a 452nd Bomb Group Lucky Bastard Club certificate and a "magnetic" style photo album with 113 black-and-white photos. The photographs are snapshots that feature Hayes, his fellow crewmembers, B-17 bombers in flight, life on base, several images of the "Tangerine" following...
Roy Herbert Royal Air Force World War II Collection
Collection — Box Small Collections Oversize Materials 2000-2005, oversize: folder
Contents of the Collection The Roy Herbert Royal Air Force (RAF) World War II Collection is comprised of materials relating to Herbert's RAF service as part of the 103rd Squadron during World War II. The materials were likely gathered by Herbert and include military identification and records, black-and-white portraits of Roy Herbert, clippings and photocopies related to the 103rd Squadron and its members, and a lithograph of a Lancaster B.I, which was utilized by the 103rd Squadron during the Battle of Britain.
Gordon Highfill Papers
Abstract Gordon Highfill served as a pilot for the United States Navy during World War II and in the Naval Reserves during the 1950s-1960s. The collection contains military records, a Naval Reservist newsletter, a Douglas C-47 Skytrain check list, and three (3) pilot log books from his service.
Found in: The Museum of Flight Archives / Gordon Highfill Papers
John Hoagland World War II Photographs
Collection — Box One
Content Description The collection contains 2x3" photographs of military personnel, possibly from a fighter squadron, and aircraft, circa 1939-1945. The images do not include contextual information or captions. It is unknown if John Hoagland was the photographer or if he collected these images.
Max C. Hooten World War II Collection
Content Description The Max C. Hooten World War II Collection is a small collection of materials related to the World War II service of Max C. Hooten and his family.The collection includes: a soldier's individual pay record for Hooten; a postcard with an illustration of soldiers on a train; "War Ration Book Four" issued to Hooten; "War Ration Book Two," "War Ration Book Three" and "War Ration Book Four" issued to Laura A. Lepper (Hooten's wife); a Sugar Ration Book issued to Dawn Lee Hooten (Hooten's...
Frank L. Houston Collection
Collection — Box One
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of primarily textual materials with a small amount of photographs relating to the World War II and post-war flight career of pilot Frank "Sam" Houston, 1940-1980. The textual materials include a 1940 high school graduation diploma for Houston, eight (8) war ration booklets, circa 1942-1943; five (5) pilot log books, which span from Houston's learning to fly in 1942 through 1966, including some of his time as a pilot with Northwest Airlines. The log books include...
Jean (Taylor) Howard WASP Collection
Collection — Folder 1
Contents of the Collection The Jean (Taylor) Howard WASP Collection contains a black-and-white digital photographic print and a pilot's logbook related to the World War II military service of Jean (Taylor) Howard. The 5x7" print depicts Howard standing in front of an obscured front-facing Piper J-3. She is dressed as a civilian. There is no contextual information on the photograph.
Donald H. Irwin Jimmie Allen Flying Club Collection
Abstract Roy Buckley was a member of the Jimmie Allen Flying Club during the 1930s. The collection contains Jimmie Allen Flying Club materials owned by Buckley, including a membership card, photomechanical prints, correspondence, newsletters, and assorted ephemera.
Thomas Walter Jackson World War II Collection
Abstract Major Thomas Walter Jackson (1916-1942) was a United States Army Air Corps pilot and squadron commander who served in the Aleutian Island campaign during World War II. The collection contains textual materials, photographs, and a digitized film clip pertaining to the 1938-1942 military service of Jackson.
Lawrence W. Jensen World War II Collection
Collection — Box One
Content Description The Lawrence W. Jensen World War II Collection documents the bombing missions Jensen completed in 1944-11945 over Germany during his service as a B-17 pilot during World War II. The collection consists of mission summaries for each of his bombing runs with the 95th bomb group, as well as London edition issues of the Stars and Stripes newspaper corresponding to the dates of the missions. The mission summaries, known familiarly as "flimsies,"...
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