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United States. Air Force.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

306th Bomb Group Historical Association Directories

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3369
Abstract

The 306th Bombardment Group Historical Association, an organization founded to promote communication between veterans of the unit, published its first directory in April of 1984. Each of the two directories in this collection contain the names and addresses of each veteran arranged alphabetically, geographically, and by squadron.

Dates: 1984 April, 1986 June

Bernarr Cresap Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0022
Abstract

This collection consists of a photocopied manuscript for Mementos of World War II, photographs, and press clippings from Bernarr Cresap's service in the United States Air Force during WWII.

Dates: circa 1944-1945, 1983-1989

Charles Kelly Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0025
Abstract

This collection consists of photographs, publications, maps, and military ephemera relating to Charles Kelly’s service in the United States Air Force, during World War II. Kelly was a member of the fifth bomber command group, which served in the Philippines.

Dates: 1943-1945, undated

Chester Marshall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0009
Abstract

This collection is comprised of photographs of the 73rd Bomb Wing, stationed in Saipan during World War II. The photos include images of B-29 bombers as they were sent on raids to Japan, as well as official Air Force photographs, aerial shots, and photographs of the members of the 878th Bomb Squadron. The collection also contains Chester Marshall's personal military documents including orders and memorandums. Two book jackets are also included from his published works.

Dates: circa 1940- circa 1945, 1943 April 26- 1945 November 19, 1985

Cornell Houston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0021
Abstract

This collection consists of books, currency, maps, negatives, notes, photographs, and press clippings pertaining to Cornell Houston's service in the United States Air Force during World War II.

Dates: circa 1942-1945

David F. Ross Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0081
Abstract

This collection features various military documents, photographs, and books from David F. Ross, a Lieutenant in the 5th Air Force deployed in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

Dates: 1944-1949, 1984, undated

Ed Merkel Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0024
Abstract

This autographed memoir, entitled "My Last Mission", describes Lieutenant Colonel Ed Merkel's time, May 1943 -July 1945, as a B-17 pilot and German POW during World War II.

Dates: undated

Eugene Adkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0013
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Eugene Adkins related to his time in WWII.

Dates: 1942 October 28-1944 July 8, 1987, 1988 May 2

Gordon Beem Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0082
Abstract

This collection includes Gordon Beem's personnel records, other military documents, correspondence, and newspaper clippings as well as photographs and film negatives documenting his time with the U. S. Air Force during the Korean and Cold Wars.

Dates: 1944-1976, 1991, undated

Gordon R. Beem Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2649
Abstract

This collection consists of an interview with Gordon R. Beem for the Veteran's Oral History Project, Center for the Study of War and Society, March 28, 2000. Mr. Beem served as a major of the United States Air Force in Korea.

Dates: 2000

Harold B. Murray Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0005
Abstract

This collection consists of Harold Murray's personal correspondence, photographs, and military records from his service in World War II, as well as an extensive collection of newsletters about the United States Army Air Force.

Dates: 1942 October-2000 June, undated; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1944

Hogins Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0016
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence, photographs, press clippings, recollections, and ephemera collected by Evelyn Hogins concerning World War II. It also includes material concerning Evelyn's mother, Annie Hogins, and Evelyn's brothers: Clifford, Lawrence "Buster", and Marshall Hogins. The brothers all served in the U.S. military. A significant portion of the collection is comprised of photocopies.

Dates: 1942-1945, 1966, 1984-1991

Jack A. Thompson Air Force Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2820
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Jack Thompson, relating to his time spent in the United States Air Force and World War II. It includes photographs of nose art (paintings on the front side of airplanes), cities in East Asia and the Pacific, and of other soldiers. There are also photocopies of several letters written during and about war.

Dates: 1940s-1950s, 1990s

Jack A. Thompson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0026
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Jack Thompson, relating to his time spent in the United States Air Force and World War II.

Dates: 1940-1941, 1997, undated

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

Jasper Bailey World War II Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2632
Abstract

The Jasper Bailey World War II Memoir, 1944-1945, is a personal collection by Jasper Bailey of his World War II experiences entitled You'll Go Places on This Team!. Bailey flew 50 missions as a radio-gunner in Europe during World War II.

Dates: 1944-1945

Jesse W. Townsend Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0020
Abstract

This collection consists of Jessie Townsend’s military record -- including assignments, executive orders, training requests and clearances -- and his aeronautical manuals and class notes from his service in the United States Air Force during World War II.

Dates: 1942-1945

John Towle Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2648
Abstract

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

Lackland Air Force Base Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3307
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0007
Abstract

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

Dates: 1942 Decebmer 27-1946 January 6