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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:

Desiree "Jerry" Clifford Michaud and Thelma Irene McGraw Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-11-01
Abstract Jerry Michaud (1924-1982) Michaud served in the United States Navy during World War II as a Naval pilot in the Pacific Theater. Thelma McGraw (1920-1996) She worked as a stewardess with United Airlines (UAL). The collection contains textual materials, black-and-white photographs, and ephemera associated with their 1942-1952 naval and commercial airline careers, respectively.

John W. Mitchell Fighter Ace Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2002-02-13-384
Content s of the Collection The collection relates to the military career of United States Army Air Force fighter pilot and ace John W. Mitchell, who served during World War II and the Korean War. Materials pertain largely to World War II, although there are some post-war items as well. It includes photographs and a photograph album with images depicting assorted military personnel, including Mitchell; activities, including reunions; and aircraft, including the P-38, P-59, and F-86. Other images depict post-war scenes of...

James B. Morehead United States Air Force photographic portrait

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2007-06-16
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of a single color photographic portrait of United States Air Force fighter pilot and ace Colonel James B. Morehead (1916-2012). The photo is 2.5x3" and has been laminated at some point. It depicts Morehead dressed in his military uniform in front of the American flag and is undated (circa 1967-2007). There is no caption and it is unknown who took the photograph.

Robert H. Neale Flying Tigers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-08-29
Contents of the Collection The Robert H. Neale Flying Tigers Collection primarily relates to Robert H. Neale's 1941-1942 service as an ace fighter pilot with the American Volunteer Group (AVG), also known as the Flying Tigers, in Burma during World War II. The collection is comprised of visual and textual materials, including approximately 470 photographic prints and 61 negatives, military orders and documents, personal documents, and assorted clippings and ephemera. It also includes a significant amount of post-war...

David S. Newcom World War II Eighth Air Force Photographs

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2016-11-23
Content Description This small collection is comprised of 18 World War II-era photographs from Sgt. David S. Newcom, a B-17 bombardier in the United States Eighth Air Force, then based in England. All the photographs are small, black-and-white snapshots, primarily informal portraits. Newcom is featured in most of the photographs, both in civilian clothes and in military uniform, sometimes with other servicemen. B-17 aircraft can be partially seen in seven of the photographs. Many of the photographs have...

Nordhoff and Dunnam Families Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-08-13
Overview The Nordhoff and Dunnam Families Collection contains items relating to the World War I and II service of the Nordhoff and Dunnam families.

Nordhoff and Dunnam families papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-05-11
Abstract Collection of photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, and assorted ephemera from the Nordhoff and Dunnam families, who served as pilots in World War I and World War II and later founded the Bellevue Airport.

Jack Northcott photograph album

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 2013-07-15
Contents of the Collection The Jack Northcott photograph album contains black-and-white photographs and assorted printed ephemera related to Northcott's United States Navy service during the 1950s. The album was likely collected and put together by Northcott or a close friend or family member. The front cover of the green leather[?] album has two (2) personalizations. On the top left side is a circular seal edged in red with a blue dragon over a ship [possibly a submarine]. Along the seal on the top reads...

Remi Charles O’Connor Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-03-19
Contents of the Collection The Remi Charles O'Connor Collection primarily relates to the 1941-1956 military service of O'Connor, a Naval Aviator in World War II and the Korean War. The collection is comprised of textual materials such as logs, correspondence, and clippings, as well as 10 photographic prints and one 8mm film reel.The bulk of the collection consists of O'Connor's flight logs, including two from his student pilot training in 1941 and five that cover his flying career from 1941-1964. The logs often...

Leroy O. Olson World War II Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2014-09-30
Contents of the Collection The Leroy O. Olson World War II Collection is quite small and relates to the 1943-1945 United States Navy pilot career of Leroy "Lee" O. Olson. It is comprised of a logbook and five photographs. The logbook covers from May 1943 to October 1945 and includes information such as duration of flight, locations, and type of aircraft. Identified aircraft include the North American SNJ-4 Texan, Douglas SBD Dauntless, Grumman F-2 Wildcat, and Grumman F6F Hellcat. All of the photographs are...

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