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John Towle Oral History

Identifier: MS-2648

This collection consists of an interview with World War II veteran John W. Towle for the Veteran's Oral History Project, Center for the Study of War and Society, Department of History. Towle discusses growing up on a dairy farm in Knoxville and his training and Air Force service during World War II.

Dates: 2002

Knoxville Air Defense Filter Center Records

Identifier: MS-2324

The items in this collection are all connected to the Knoxville Air Defense Filter Center. Including memos, magazines, an operation manual and a set of certificates belonging to Beatrice G. Smith, the collection contains material from the 1950s.

Dates: 1952-1959

Lackland Air Force Base Photograph

Identifier: MS-3307

This photograph depicts Squadron 3706, Flight 174 at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, in February of 1966.

Dates: 1966 February

Lavoy E. Phillips Papers

Identifier: CSWS-0007

This collection contains Lavoy E. Phillips’ military records, photographs, and press clippings concerning his service in World War II.

Dates: 1942 December 27-1946 January 6

Leroy Neal Papers

Identifier: CSWS-0006

This collection consists of photocopies of Leroy Neal's personal papers regarding his service in WWII. The collection includes Leroy Neal's autobiographical essay about serving as a radio operator and side gunner on a B-24 bomber, 2 photographs, 2 letters to his parents, a service diary, and news clippings. Also included is an issue of the journal publication Sortie.

Dates: undated

Maurice Park Papers

Identifier: CSWS-0004

This collection consists of Maurice Park's personal papers, correspondence, military documents, military honors, and photographs from his service in World War II. Also available are materials concerning the commendation to Eastern Command on Sept. 22, 1944, and the 50th Anniversary celebration of V-E day in Moscow.

Dates: 1943 October 24-2001 March 16, undated ; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1946

Oscar R. Ashley Papers

Identifier: CSWS-0001

This collection consists of Oscar Roy Ashley's personal World War II materials and includes correspondence, press clippings, military papers pertaining to his quartermaster training, and documents regarding his work as a quartermaster. Also available are two scrapbooks, a photograph album, and other commemorative materials from his service.

Dates: 1939-1991; Majority of material found within 1939-1946

Paul G. Simpson Papers

Identifier: CSWS-0003

This collection contains a variety of documents and mementos collected primarily during Paul G. Simpson's three years in the Army Air Force. It includes personal letters, military documents, tourist mementos, newspaper clippings, and publications about both military and civilian life. The scrapbook pages include photographs, realia, and documents, all accompanied by extensive commentary written by his wife, Edna.

Dates: 1939 August 1-1957 December 15, 1982 August 18

Thomas E. Miller Papers

Identifier: CSWS-0008

This collection consists of Thomas E. Miller's memoir titled "A Story for My Grandchildren." The memoir provides several details about his experiences as a child in Grand Rapids, Michigan as well his experience in the Army Air Corps during World War II. Also included in the memoir are post-war stories of what his life was like after the war.

Dates: 1993 December 18

University of Tennessee Air Force ROTC Newspaper Clippings and News Releases

Identifier: AR-0312

This collection houses newspaper articles and news releases documenting the University of Tennessee Air Force ROTC from 1973 to 1976.

Dates: 1973-1976

University of Tennessee Aviation Cadets Collection

Identifier: AR-0795

This collection consists of photographs, booklets, and other materials documenting the University of Tennessee Aviation Cadet Program during 1943 and 1944.

Dates: 1943-1944

William G. Keen World War II Papers

Identifier: CSWS-0011

These papers document the military training and career of William G. Keen, an Army Air Force lieutenant who served in Europe during and after World War II. The collection includes several years of correspondence, training documents, professional photos, issues of many different magazines and newspapers from his various posts, as well as an assortment of memorabilia saved from service and travel.

Dates: 1938-1948

World War II Bombing Missions in Japan

Identifier: MS-2558

This report, 16 pages in length, describes in technical detail the enterprise of 15 bombing missions carried out by the 315th Bombardment Wing of the U. S. Air Force against Japan's oil refineries in June 1945.

Dates: undated

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