World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
423rd Field Artillery Group Aerial Photographs
This collection consists of a number of World War II-era aerial photographs of Bologna, Italy and surrounding areas, taken in March and April 1945 by the U. S. Army's 423rd Field Artillery Group. They show potential targets and the results of artillery shelling by American forces, including destroyed buildings and fields covered with craters.
A Brief History of Marine Air Warning Squadron Eight
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.
Air Defense and Warfare Publications
Camp Tyson Booklets
This collection contains two copies of a booklet about the Tennessee Barrage Training Center at Camp Tyson. The booklet includes images of the training center as well as short descriptions about the history of Camp Tyson and barrage balloons.
Camp Tyson Records
This collection houses papers documenting Camp Tyson, a military base located near Paris, Tennessee during World War II. It contains photographs, documents, forms, and manuals relating to camp operations.
Cecil B. Staley Papers
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.
Charles Otis Rainwater Papers
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.
China-Burma-India Hump Pilots Association Newsletter and Roster
The China-Burma-India Hump Pilots Association newsletter housed in this collection is dated 1991 October 30 and contains letters from the President and Chairman of the Board to the membership, notes from the last convention, and lists of new members, life members, and deceased members. The roster provides a list of the Association's members (including address, spouse's name, phone number, role in the operation, and wartime base).
Neil B. Schultz Papers
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.
Reginald C. Ferguson Collection
This collection consists of photocopies of newspaper clippings regarding Sgt. Reginald Ferguson's disappearance while overseas during World War II.
Robert D. Newcomb Papers
This collection consists of items related to Robert Newcomb’s World War II military service, especially with the Lodwick Aviation Military Academy (LAMA) including Newcomb’s diploma from 1944 and a copy of a LAMA yearbook for the 61st Army Air Force flying training detachment. Also included are two photos of Newcomb and a plane at Cochran Field in Macon, Georgia, from 1944. All items in this collection are photocopies.
Robert S. Crouse Memoir
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.
Wiley O. Woods Diary
The Wiley O. Woods Diary, 1944-1945, consists of a photocopy of Woods' World War II diary. Woods wrote every day from November 26, 1944 to November 1, 1945. Woods' diary gives insight and understanding to flight groups' activities during World War II.