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Cecil B. Staley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0211
Overview

These papers document Cecil Staley’s service with the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II in the Pacific Theatre of Operations. Included are Staley’s typed accounts of his missions in Japan from December 1944 to July 1945.

Dates: circa 1945

Charles Otis Rainwater Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3538
Abstract

This collection features three newspaper clippings about Lieutenant Charles O. Rainwater's crash landing in April of 1943 in Central America during World War II. The collection also houses a map of France sent to Rainwater's father with an accompanying letter, dated May 19, 1943, and several undated photographs of Rainwater, his plane, and the plane wreckage.

Dates: 1943 May 29-1944

Robert S. Crouse Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0237
Overview

A typescript copy of Robert S. Crouse’s memoir, “There I Was…The Wartime Memoir of a Junior Birdman.” This story details Crouse’s time with the U. S. Army Air Corps from his basic training to his service as a bomber pilot in the Mediterranean Theater during World War II.

Dates: undated

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