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Bombing, Aerial

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85015470

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Bloch, Paul S., 2019 June 4

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Interview Summary Vietnam War veteran Paul S. Bloch is interviewed about his military service with the United States Navy. He discusses his experiences as a CIC (combat information center) officer and as a bombardier/navigator for the Grumman A-6 Intruder aircraft. Topics discussed include his combat cruises during the Vietnam War; his assignments with Attack Squadrons 52 (VA-52), 115 (VA-115), 128 (VA-128), and 165 (VA-165); and his experiences with various ordnance. He also touches briefly on his later career...

Farmer, Jim, 2017 October 26

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Interview Summary Vietnam War veteran James “Jim” Farmer is interviewed about his military service as a Boeing B-52 Stratofortress pilot. He discusses his wartime experiences in Southeast Asia, including his participation in Operations Linebacker I and Linebacker II, and shares other highlights from his U.S. Air Force service. He also discusses his involvement with The Museum of Flight and his work on Project Welcome Home, the Museum’s campaign to construct a memorial park paying tribute to Vietnam War veterans.

George E. Adams, Jr. Papers and Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-03-15
Abstract Collection of materials related to the military service of Second Lieutenant George E. Adams Jr., who served as a reconnaissance pilot in World War II.

John W. Allen World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2022-04-29-2
Overview John W. Allen was a B-17 navigator during World War II. The collection consists of visual, audiovisual, and textual materials documenting Allen's missions in Europe with the 91st Bomb Group (H), 401st Bomb Squadron.

Abraham J. Artig World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-09-11
Overview The A.J. Artig World War II Collection relates to A.J. Artig's service in the Army Air Corps as a B-26 Marauder pilot.

Roy T. Church Vietnam War Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-09-29
Abstract Roy T. Church (b. 1944) was born in Great Falls, Montana and served in Vietnam with the U.S. Marines as a bombadier and navigator from 1968-1969. The collection contains slides, photographs and a map related to his military service.

Melvin A. Erickson World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2012-05-10
Contents of the Collection The collection relates to the World War II service of Melvin A. Erickson, a B-17 pilot. It includes a pilot's logbook; military records, such as Erickson's war record, identity card, and discharge; aerial photographs of targets; and a photograph album which holds training and mission photographs.

Colin Hunter Collection of U.S.A. Aerial Photography School Photograph Albums

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-06-08
Abstract The collection contains visual materials relating primarily to the U.S.A. Aerial Photography School in Rochester, New York during World War I.

Lawrence W. Jensen World War II Collection

 Collection — Box One
Identifier: 2022-03-18
Content Description The Lawrence W. Jensen World War II Collection documents the bombing missions Jensen completed in 1944-11945 over Germany during his service as a B-17 pilot during World War II. The collection consists of mission summaries for each of his bombing runs with the 95th bomb group, as well as London edition issues of the Stars and Stripes newspaper corresponding to the dates of the missions. The mission summaries, known familiarly as "flimsies,"...

Mac R. Johnson Tokyo Bombing Run Teletype

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2018-00-00-180
Contents of the Collection This small collection is comprised of United Press war correspondent Mac R. Johnson's teletype firsthand account as an observer onboard the B-29 aircraft "Little Gem" for a combat mission on November 24, 1944. The mission described in the teletype is the United States Air Force's first B-29 air raid on Tokyo. Johnson wrote a dramatic and detailed description of events onboard as the squadron performed a high altitude bombing over the target, the Nakajima Aircraft Factory. The teletype...

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