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Fighter pilots

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Non-preferred terms: Aces (Fighter pilots); Air aces; Pilots, Fighter http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85048156

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

James C. Stewart Fighter Ace Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-02-13-1098
Abstract Lt. Col. James C. Stewart (1919-2004) was born in Corona, California. He joined the Army Air Force, graduated from flying school in August 1940, and was assigned to the 56th Fighter Group which was stationed in England during World War II. The collection primarily covers Lt. Col. Stewart's 1943-1966 military service with military records, personal documents, photographs, clippings, assorted ephemera, and films.

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...

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.

O. Keith Williams VMF-214 "Black Sheep Squadron" Photographs

 Collection — Box Small Collections Oversize Materials 2000-2005, oversize: folder
Identifier: 2002-04-18
Overview Photographs showing members of the “Black Sheep Squadron” while they were stationed in the South Pacific during World War II.

Malcolm T. Wordell Fighter Ace Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-02-13-1144
Contents of the Collection This small collection relates to fighter pilot and ace Malcolm T. Wordell, who served in the United States Navy during World War II. It includes photographs of aircraft in flight and military personnel, including a squadron group portrait.

Dan Zoernig "Fifteen" lithograph of James Kasler

 Collection — Box Small Collections Oversize Materials 2000-2005, oversize: folder
Identifier: 2005-12-27-A
Contents of the Collection The collection is a single color lithograph of a digital illustration titled "Fifteen" and created by artist Dan Zoernig. It depicts Lieutenant James Kasler as the pilot of in-flight North American F-86 Sabre "Martha Lee" next to another aircraft. The lithograph is undated, but was possibly created circa 1990s, as an homage to Kasler becoming the 15th jet ace of the U.S. Air Force. The print is autographed by "Col. James H. Kasler" and signed by the artist.Beneath the title,...

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