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Okinawa Island (Japan)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85094463

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel Abramson Korean War Photograph Album

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2020-02-26
Content Description The Daniel Abramson Korean War Photograph Album consists of one album with snapshots documenting Abramson's service in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.The album has a teal cover with a Chinese or Japanese style dragon plate on the front cover, presumably purchased during his time abroad in service. It measures approximately 9x12x1.5 inches and has black paper pages. Inside there are 143 black-and-white photographs, each about 3.5x4.5 inches, affixed with album...

Lester Kickland World War II Photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2015-06-15
Contents of the Collection This small collection is comprised of 59 photographs taken by and featuring Lester Jay Kickland while he was stationed in the Pacific theater during World War II where he helped to build island airfields. The photographs were primarily taken between April and September of 1945 at locations on Iejima (formerly Ie Shima), but may also include images from Iwo Jima and Okinawa. Photographs feature nose art on various types of American aircraft, a coral runway on Iejima as well as other airfields,...

Charles J. Langmack Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-04-05
Abstract The Charles Langmack Papers contains textual materials, scrapbooks, and photographs concerning the life and military career of Charles Langmack (1907-1999). Langmack was an early Oregon aviator, and this collection equally documents both his civilian and military aviation careers.

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.

Donald K. Prothero World War II Photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2015-03-13
Contents of the Collection The Donald K. Prothero World War II Photographs is comprised of 116 black-and-white photographs taken by Donald K. Prothero of the 86th Combat Mapping Squadron during World War II. A list of captions is provided for the photographs. The photographs feature life of United States servicemen on base at Saipan, including construction of a photograph lab, USO shows, concerts, performances by indigenous Chamorro inhabitants, the base's theater, mess halls, and hospitals. Several images of...

Fred Quarnstrom Vietnam War Collection

 Class
Identifier: 2019-05-14
Overview Fred Quarnstrom was a combat denstist who served in the Vietnam War from May-December 1965 with the Fourth Marine Force. The collection documents Quarnstrom's military service in Vietnam and the construction of Chu Lai airfield during the with color 35mm photographic slides, digitized film clips, and a personal memoir.

Robert L. Simons Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-05-05-B
Overview Robert Lewis Simons was a military and commercial pilot in the mid-twentieth century. The Collection is comprised of materials relating to Simons’ career , including log books, military records, photographs, and films.

Scott, Donald L., 2018 March 08

 File
Interview Summary Vietnam War veteran Donald L. Scott is interviewed about his 27-year career with the United States Air Force. He discusses his training and experiences as a military pilot and shares details about his combat tours in Southeast Asia, where he flew the Republic F-105 Thunderchief. He also discusses other notable assignments from his service, such as standing nuclear alert in Okinawa and at various overseas air bases, test flying the F-105 at Nellis Air Force Base (Nevada), developing flight and...

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