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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 A. Bossi Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-03-03-A
Abstract The Joseph A. Bossi served as a sergeant in the 162nd Aero Squadron during World War I. The collection contains an event program and postcard relating to Bossi's service in Europe.

George Leslie Boyd Pilot Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2023-10-24-A
Contents of the Collection The George Leslie Boyd Pilot Collection is comprised of Boyd’s personal pilot logbooks, assorted certifications and licenses, notes, as well as photographs related to Boyd’s time as a pilot with the United States Army Air Corps as well as United Airlines. The collection materials date from 1927 to 1967.The largest segment of materials in the collection are Boyd’s fifteen pilot logbooks. The logbooks begin in 1927 when Boyd first began his training as a pilot at the U.S. Air Service...

Andrew Braaten World War I Photograph Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2019-00-00-24
Contents of the Collection The Andrew B. Braaten World War I Photographs is comprised of nine black-and-white vintage photographs, 1917-1918. Three images depict biplanes in flight in Alsace, France. One image depicts an unidentified military serviceman, likely a pilot. Two images are related to parachuting; one features a parachuter leaving an airship and the other shows a parachute solo in the sky. Three images depict aircraft crashes, one of which has a graphic scene of a dead body in Verdun, France. The photographs...

James O. Brewer World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2012-06-04
Contents of the Collection The James O. Brewer World War II Collection documents Brewer’s service as a pilot in the Pacific Theater during World War II. The collection consists of both photographic and textual material, primarily dating from 1942-1949.Photographs are in color and black-and-white and appear to show military personnel, reunions, and personal candids, though most of the photographs are not dated or annotated. A significant number of photographs were taken in Australia and prominently feature...

Byron Brown World War II Pilot materials

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2013-01-25-A
Contents of the Collection This is a small collection of textual materials relating to navigation and training for Army Air Forces pilots, dated 1943-1944.

Materials include an Army Air Forces Radio Facility Charts booklet, 1943; a navigation training guide [missing section 1], 1943; an empty envelope labeled "Pilots' Information File No. 10 Revision No. 10, June 1, 1944;" and a six-page instructor examination guide, undated.

Herbert Brucker Film

 Collection — Box Film Box 2, Reel: 1
Identifier: 2007-11-16-B
Contents of the Collection The Herbert Brucker Film is a small collection containing one privately shot black-and-white film taken at Mitchell Field in Garden City, New York in 1927. The film is five minutes and 44 seconds long. The footage depicts several well-known aviation events and activities by famous aviators, such as Charles Lindbergh taking off in the "Spirit of St. Louis" for his transatlantic flight; the christening of "America," Richard E. Byrd's Fokker C-2; and James Doolittle performing...

Herman Butler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1985-12-27-A
Abstract Herman Butler, originally of Belleville, Washington, served as a pilot during World War I and after with the U.S.A. School of Aerial Photography at Langley Field. The collection contains materials relating to the Butler's wartime and postwar service.

G. W. Charters Notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-06-27-A
Abstract The G. W. Charters Notebooks are comprised of three notebooks containing training notes of a World War I Army pilot.

Emile Chourré and Chourré Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-06-17
Abstract The Emile Chourré and Chourré Family Papers is comprised of documents and scrapbooks, photographic prints and photograph albums, and assorted ephemera primarily pertaining to the life and military career of Lieutenant Commander Emile Chourré (1894-1938). Major topics include Chourré's military service, especially while stationed in Coco Solo, Panama; his service as a U.S. Naval announcer for the 1929-1931 and 1933-1934 National Air Races; and family (immediate and extended) photographs.

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...

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