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Air pilots, Military

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Non-preferred terms: Military air pilots

Found in 124 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph J. Sofet Air Force One Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021-05-17-A
Content Description The Joseph J. Sofet Air Force One Collection is a small collection of materials collected by Col. Joseph J. Sofet, pilot for Air Force One aircraft, VC-137B SAM970 and VC-137C SAM26000. The collection includes clippings about Sofet and his career as a pilot for Air Force One and about SAM970; photocopies of images of Sofet and Air Force one aircraft; matchbook covers branded for Air Force One and the President of the United States; an undated color 8x10" photograph of SAM26000 signed by the...

Herman J. Sommerhauser World War I Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-12-12
Abstract The collection contains a photograph album from the World War I career of Herman J. Sommerhauser (1895-1949), who may have served with the U.S. Army Air Service, 650th Aero Squadron in France.

Edward I. Sproull Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-03-07
Abstract The collection contains a World War I era scrapbook photograph album assembled by Edward I. Sproull (1897-1956) while in training at Ohio State University and subsequently serving as a pilot with the A.E.F. and the American Squadron of the French Military Air Force in France.

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.

Walton B. Ten Eyck World War I Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2021-06-09
Content Description The Walton B. Ten Eyck World War I Collection is a small collection primarily documenting the military service of Ten Eyck. Materials include a 1917 Christmas Dinner menu from Camp Taliaferro Field No. 3; two letters from Ten Eyck to his future wife Barbara Braid dated October 21, 1917 and December 15, 1918; 96th Aero Squadron stationery; four photographs (informal and formal portraits) of Ten Eyck in military uniform from his World War I service; and an undated clipping about his being wounded...

Alfred G. Thompson World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2003-12-03
Contents of the Collection The collection contains textual materials related to the military service of Alfred G. Thompson, who served as a B-25 pilot during World War II. Materials include training documents and worksheets, military orders and ephemera, such as an enlisted men's pass and pay envelope, and aircraft arrival reports. There are a photograph album, miltary personnel files, many loose photographs and correspondences. Also included are pilot logs for Thompson as well as a Pilot Rating Book for Clare Rupert...

Merwin W. Vining World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-07-12
Abstract Merwin W. Vining was a United States Air Force pilot with the 381st Bombardment Group during World War II. The collection includes two (2) photographs, a yearbook and graduation announcement, and a pilot's log primarily related to Vining's time as a cadet, although the log book covers Vining's 1944-1945 service in the European theater.

Kenneth D. Wallace World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-03-29
Overview The Kenneth D. Wallace World War II Collection is comprised of textual and photographic materials primarily relating to Kenneth D. Wallace's military career as a pilot during World War II circa 1940s.

Ralph Wandrey Fighter Ace Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-04-18
Abstract Ralph H. Wandrey (1921-2020) was a World War II American fighter pilot and ace. The Ralph Wandrey Fighter Ace Collection documents fighter pilot and ace Ralph Wandrey's World War II service as well as activities associated to his veteran status, from 1935-2009. A smaller amount of material is personal in nature. Types of material include military records, a pilot's log, photographs, scrapbooks, correspondence, pamphlets, personal and educational records and clippings.

Joseph F. Wehner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-10-16-431
Abstract The collection contains photographs and documents related to the life and World War I service of German-American Joseph Fritz Wehner (1895-1918). Wehner achieved Ace status and received the Distinguished Service Cross for his service in the 27th Aero Squadron before being killed in action.

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