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George B. McDonald Papers

Identifier: CSWS-0010

  • Staff Only

The George B. McDonald papers consists of photographs of the gun crew on the Alfred J. Lyon, the reunion of the 6th Aircraft Repair Unit, military documents photocopies of the separation record, honorable discharge papers, a booklet on the history of the 6th Aircraft Unit, and press clippings concerning war recollections and missions.


  • 1942 May 12-1993


The material in this collection is in English

Conditions Governing Access

Manuscript and University Archives collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.


0.25 Linear Feet


This collection consists of George McDonald's photographs, military documents, and war recollections.

Biographical/Historical Note

George B. Mcdonald was born November 9, 1921. McDonald enlisted in the United States Army Air Forces on February 3, 1942, as Private and within a few months moved the ranks to Corporal Supply clerk and Gunner, Antiaircraft. He died June 28, 2010.


This collection consists of four folders.

Previous Citation

This collection was originally listed as a part of MS.2012. It was then listed as CSWS.WWII.1.0010 until receiving its current number.

Acquisition Note

Materials were donated either by the veterans listed in the collection or by their families.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA