Howard O. Lane Papers
This collection consists of a folder that contains letters and a transcription of the diary belonging to Howard O. Lane, bomber in the U.S. Air Force between the years of 1944-1945. The documents were transcribed and edited between the years of 1981 and 1984.
- 1944-1945; 1981 March; 1984 December
The material in this collection is in English.
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0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)
This collection consists of a folder that contains letters and a transcription of the diary belonging to Howard O. Lane, bomber in the U.S. Air Force during World War II.
Howard Orton "Buddy" Lane was born in Greeneville, Tenn. on December 30, 1924. He attended Greeneville High School. He served with the Army Air Corps during World War II in the Pacific Theater from 1943 to 1945. He was the Tail Gunner for the "Jolly Rogers," the 90th Bombardment Group. Following the war, he attended Vanderbilt University, earning a B.S. in 1949. He returned to Greeneville to live. He married Marilyn M. Morrow (1930-2000). Buddy died on August 17, 2016 and is buried in Greene County, Tenn.
This collection was previously listed as a file within MS.1230.
This collection was donated through the University of Tennessee's Center for the Study of War and Society.