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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 123 Collections and/or Records:

Theodore Jay Johnston Boeing Aircraft Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-04-22-A
Abstract Theodore Jay Johnston (1923-2013) was born in Olympia, Washington and was a pilot with the Eighth Air Force (398th Heavy Bomb Group) during World War II. After the war, Johnston spent 37 years at Boeing, workings on a variety of projects, including the Boeing B-47 Stratojet and Boeing B-52 Stratofortress. The collection contains slides and technical documentation related to Johnston's personal history with the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and the Boeing B-47 Stratojet.

Calvin H. and Yun Yau Kam Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-03-24
Abstract Yun Yau Kam served in the U.S. Army for 19 years and was the father of Calvin H. Kam. Calvin H. Kam was born in Hawaii and enlisted in 1969, completing flight school in 1970. The collection contains military documents, photographs, and slides relating to the military service of Calvin H. Kam during Vietnam and photographs and clippings related to his father's, Yun Yau Kam, service during World War II and the Korean War.

Wilbur D. Kennedy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-06-04
Abstract Wilbur D. Kennedy, 1893-1943, was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and served as a pilot in the 12th Aero Squadron during World War I. Collection contains photographs, correspondence, military records, and other assorted materials relating to his World War I service.

Peter A. Klover World War I Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2019-04-04-A
Scope and Contents The Peter A. Klover World War I Collection is a small collection consisting of documents and photographs from approximately 1917-1935 related to Klover's service in World War I as an aviation mechanic in the U.S. Army Signal Corps. The documents in the collection include an undated clipping from later in his life detailing his military service and post-war work; an undated form from the U.S. Civil Service Commission for temporary appointment, transfer, reinstatement, or promotion;...

Clarence H. Lamping World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-10-27
Contents of the Collection The Clarence H. Lamping World War II Collection contains textual materials and a small amount of photographic prints relating to the World War II service of Lieutenant Colonel Clarence H. Lamping. Some of the material is retrospective. Most of the material was collected by Lamping during and after his service, although some items were collected by his son, John. The bulk of the collection is textual materials, most of which are post-war. Materials include Lamping's U.S Army Air Forces...

Frank C. Leigh World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-02-09
Overview The collection contains items relating to Frank C. Leigh's time serving with the United States Navy as a signalman, specifically on the USS Chenango during World War II.

Ralph H. Lyall World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1995-01-09
Contents of the Collection The Ralph Lyall World War II Collection relates primarily to the World War II service of pilot Ralph H. Lyall, Jr., who served in the China-Burma-India Theater from 1944-1945. The collection is a mix of loose materials and a scrapbook. Loose materials include a 1917 registration card for Ralph H. Lyall, Sr., military orders, certificates, correspondence, citations and recommendations, and records. Some items are photocopies and not original documents. One document from 1950 relates...

Robert McAbee World War II Photographic Portrait

 Collection — Folder One
Identifier: 2024-01-23
Contents of the Collection The Robert McAbee World War II Photographic Portrait contains a single 11x14 inch black-and-white photographic portrait of United States Naval aviator Robert McAbee, circa 1942-1945. McAbee is depicted wearing his flight jacket and helmet, both of which are part of the Museum of Flight Objects collection. A faded inscription on the front reads "To the sweetest mother in the world - Son." On the verso of the print is a short caption: "Uncle Robert / Gramma Louise's brother / WWII / Took photo...

Roger Charles McNally Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-06-19
Abstract Roger Charles McNally (1887-1922) joined the U. S. Army in 1917 and after World War I was sent to Italy to assist with the Army’s purchase of the airship Roma. The collection consists of clippings, photographs, and assorted ephmera related to Master Sergeant McNally's career in the Army Air Corps, and his death in the airshipRoma accident.

Irwin Bryan Meyers Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-10-20
Abstract The Irwin Bryan Meyers Photograph Album is comprised of a photograph album and accompanying typescript document relating to Meyers' service as an airplane mechanic and the activities of the 88th Aero Squadron during and after World War I.

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