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A Brief History of Marine Air Warning Squadron Eight

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0036
Abstract

This collection consists of memoir titled, A Brief History of Marine Air Warning Squadron Eight by Ed. Farmer, written in 1984. It includes a history of the Marine Air Warning Air Squadron Eight stationed in Okinawa, Japan during World War II. The booklet includes maps and personnel rosters of the various operations of MAWS-8 as they landed in Okinawa.

Dates: 1984

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

H. P. Griffith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0230
Overview

This collection, created by World War II veteran H. P. Griffith, contains a single copy of the newspaper Stars and Stripes, Pacific edition, from October 3, 1945, as well as military and Japanese currency.

Dates: 1945 October 3

Harry H. Mittenthal Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0153
Abstract

This collection includes a typed copy of Statement of Capt. Harry H. Mittenthal which details Mittenthal's experience as a Japanese prisoner of war during World War II from 1942 to 1945.

Dates: 1942-1945

Robert G. Key Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0196
Abstract

This collection contains copies of photos taken in the Philippines and Hiroshima, Japan, in 1945.

Dates: 1945

World War II Bombing Missions in Japan

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2558
Abstract

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