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455th Bomb Group Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3205
Abstract

This collection houses a compilation of papers documenting the 455th Bomb Group including military orders, photographs, and material showing the conception of the 455th Bomb Group Association. These papers provide a wealth of information about the strategic nature of the air war in Europe, the quality of life for pilots and crew members in combat, and the camaraderie of squads following the end of the war.

Dates: 1941-2006 (bulk 1989-2000)

Barwick O. Barfield Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0117
Abstract

This collection includes a copy of Days Not Forgotten, a memoir of Barwick O. Barfield's World War II experiences as a navigator with the Army Air Forces in the European theater and a prisoner of war.

Dates: 1993

Ben Franklin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0165
Abstract

This collection includes publications kept by Ben Franklin about the Fifteenth Air Force (established in 1943 during WWII). The first publication documents the first 40 years of Fifteenth Air Force 1943-1983, the second and third publications are Fifteenth Air Force “Sorties” from 1989.

Dates: 1943-1989

Carmichael Bohnson Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0095
Abstract

This collection features two letters written from Carmichael Bohnson to his aunt Alice - one during his enrollment in the United States Army Air Force at Vanderbilt University and the other from his time spent in the Military Intelligence Service in Washington, D.C.

Dates: circa 1940s

Charles E. Kneen Pearl Harbor Account

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0253
Overview

This collection includes a three-page typed account from Charles Kneen of his experiences in Hawaii and at Pearl Harbor in November and December 1941.

Dates: 1941 November-December

Dewey E. Crowe Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0023
Abstract

This collection consists of military documents, yearbooks, photographs, and correspondence which document Dewey E. Crowe's service in the United States Air Force during World War II.

Dates: 1938-1943,1987

Donald L. Askerman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0112
Abstract

This collection contains one copy of "My Forties," Donald L. Askerman's typed memoir of his experiences during World War II.

Dates: circa 1940

Edward G. Harris Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0018
Abstract

This collection consists of 41 correspondences and commentaries by Edward G. Harris to his mother, grandmother, and grant aunt during his service in the United States Army Air Force during World War II.

Dates: 1944-1945, 1984

Elmore Allen Green Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0126
Abstract

This collection features a copy of Elmore Allen Green's recollections of his time in the US Air Force serving in the European theater during World War II.

Dates: undated

Frank Baghetti Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0115
Abstract

This collection includes a copy of World War II soldier Frank Baghetti's memoir, "As I Witnessed World War II," along with aa photograph of Baghetti's plane, "Hubba Hubba."

Dates: circa 1945

George B. McDonald Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0010
Abstract

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

Dates: 1942 May 12-1993

Gordon Strevel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0074
Abstract

This collection consists of two copies of the Sawbuck Gazette, dated January 24 and July 15, 1995. Also included is a registry of enlisted men's names and their addresses throughout the United States dated 1955.

Dates: 1955, 1995

James J. Akins Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0106
Abstract

Transcription of an oral history conducted with James J. Akins, who served as a pilot during World War II in the European theater. Akins was captured by German forces in 1944 and held for almost a year as a prisoner of war. During his service, he performed in several important raids on German forces. In his interview, he dictates experiences from before, during, and after the war.

Dates: 1993 September 20

James R. Eddy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0068
Abstract

This collection contains materials pertaining to James R. Eddy, member of the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II. The documents include Eddy's correspondence and military papers, newspaper articles, and photographs taken in Tinian, Saipan, and Guam during the war.

Dates: 1940s-1950s

Jerome Jacobs World War II Memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3237
Abstract

This collection consists of Dr. Jerome Jacobs' World War II memoirs, entitled Some Came Home. The bulk of the material documents the years from 1941 to 1945. Dr. Jacobs, a fighter pilot veteran, recounts his experiences training as a pilot, his involvement in combat and in Operation Market Garden, and some of his experiences as a prisoner of war.

Dates: undated

Kenneth L. Ross Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0134
Abstract

This collection features military records from Kenneth L. Ross's service during World War II. Also included is correspondence during this time. Kenneth L. Ross served in the United States Air Forces as a pilot and aerial bomber.

Dates: 1942-1945, undated

Lonas Tarr Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3266
Abstract

This collection consists of a transcript of an interview with Lonas Tarr by G. Kurt Piehler and Kathryn P. O'Donnell conducted on March 7, 2003 in Knoxville, Tennessee as part of the Center for the Study of War and Society's Veteran's Oral History Project. Tarr speaks of his childhood in Jefferson City, his experiences in the Air Force during World War II, and his postwar life working as an American Airlines pilot in Europe.

Dates: 2003 March 7

McGill Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0069
Abstract

This collection contains documents concerning the McGill family from Knoxville, TN. Four of the McGill children, addressed in this collection, served in the U.S. military during World War II.

Dates: ca. 1940-2000, undated

Neil B. Schultz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0216
Overview

This collection includes typed biographical notes and a short memoir as well as photocopies of photographs and articles all documenting the life and World War II service of Neil Schultz.

Dates: circa 1978

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