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Air Defense and Warfare Publications

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3377
Abstract These three publications of the United States Air Force contain information pertaining to air strategy during World War II. The first, Air Defense in Theory and Practice: 1918-1945 by Denys Volan, provides a brief introduction to the development of conventional air defense tactics from the advent of auxiliary military air forces in World War I to their most prevalent implementation during World War II. The second publication, entitled Mission...
Dates: 1945-1946

Franklin B. Cooling Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0122
Abstract

Collection includes a copy of ULTRA and the Army Air Forces in World War II edited by Diane T. Putney.

Dates: 1987

Henry Kent Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1983
Abstract

This memoir (richly illustrated with copies of original photographs) documents Henry Kent's service as a pilot in North Africa and Italy during World War II. Kent discusses such subjects as the planes in use during World War II, the day-to-day operations of his unit, and the activities of his various friends while capturing the hardship, fear, and humor of the situation.

Dates: 1943-1945

Henry W. Kent Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3131
Abstract

This collection houses a copy (on CD) of Henry W. Kent's memoirs documenting his experience with the 86th Fighter Squadron (then assigned to the 79th Fighter Group) in North Africa during World War II. It contains detailed descriptions and photographs (many in color) of their service.

Dates: 1943