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Robert Baker Collection

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Identifier: S066-13
Abstract Robert Baker served as the pilot of the B-24 Liberator Tail Heavy during World War II.

William L. Birch Papers

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Identifier: D007-17
Abstract The William L. Birch Papers contain photographs of the Doolittle Raid.

Lew Burridge, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: CA071-98
Abstract Lew Burridge flew with the American Volunteer Group (AVG) before being hired by Gen. Claire L. Chennault and his Civil Air Transport (CAT) air carrier. Burridge mainly worked as an executive and a pilot in China supporting the Chinese Nationals in their fight against communism.

Richard E. Cole Papers

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Identifier: D026-07
Abstract The collection contains material presented to Richard Cole at the 2007 reunion of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders. It includes proclamations made by the officials of Bexar County, Texas honoring both the Doolittle Raiders and Richard E. Cole.

William E. Cooper Papers

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Identifier: H022-08
Abstract A native of Wichita, Kansas, William E. Cooper became a “mover and shaker” in the Dallas, Texas, aviation and business communities following WWII. Cooper was particularly interested in the Boeing B-29 Superfortress operation in the Pacific Theater of WWII. His research manuscript provides an analysis of the reason why each B-29 crashed and the fate of each of the crew members. Also, Cooper was actively involved in the Enola Gay controversy in 1994-1995.

David E. Daniel Papers

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Identifier: H004-19
Abstract David Edwin Daniel was a fixed wing pilot leading with his airplane the Invasion of Normandy during D-Day on June 6, 1945. His papers reflect his flight training and his missions during World War II.

James H. Doolittle Papers

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Identifier: D022-84
Abstract James H. Doolittle is most famous for the planning and implementation of the Tokyo Raid in April 1942, after the attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941. After World War II, he graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a PhD. He was instrumental in founding the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Association. The James H. Doolittle Papers reflect his activities after the Second World War.

Gorrell History of the American Expeditionary Forces Air Service, 1917-1918

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Identifier: F006-64-M
Abstract The Gorrell History of the American Expeditionary Forces Air Service, 1917-1918 was compiled by Colonel Edgar S. Gorrell, Assistant Chief of Staff of The United States Army Air Service. It was intended as an in-depth analysis of the performance and operations of American military aviation in World War I, as well as offer lessons for future planning to the United States Army General Staff. It was issued in 1919.

James R. Graham Collection

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Identifier: H044-14
Abstract James R. Graham was a pilot of the Aviation Section, Signal Officers' Reserve Corps during World War I. He also served in World War II. The collection contains images and ephemera depicting aviation personalities and various models of Chance Vought aircraft.

Warren H. Gustafson Collection

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Identifier: CA030-90
Abstract Captain Warren Harry Gustafson was a fixed-wing pilot stationed in Saigon from July 13, 1966 through December 24, 1971, when he resigned from Air America.

Jack B. Jaynes Papers

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Identifier: H003-68
Abstract Jack B. Jaynes started flying by the end of the First World War and continued as a barnstormer in the 1920s. During World War II, he served as an Operations Officer for the European Division of the Air Transport Command (ATC). In his private career, Jack Jaynes was a Deputy Regional Administrator for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and its predecessors the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) and the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB). His main duties were inspecting airlines such as...

James Keck Collection

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Identifier: CA054-00
Abstract James "Jim" Keck joint Civil Air Transport (CAT) in 1957, while living in Tokyo, Japan.

Charles Wayne Kerwood Collection

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Identifier: H010-79
Abstract Charles Wayne Kerwood was an American who flew with the Lafayette Escadrille in World War I. He also commanded the Greek Royal Air Force in the Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922), and lead a Volunteer American Squadron in support of the French-Spanish Campaign against the Berber Tribes of the North African Rif (1920-1927).

William M. Leary Papers

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Identifier: CA021-06
Abstract Dr. William M. Leary taught at the University of Georgia focusing on a variety topics of aviation related events. This main subject was the study of aviation in China and the Far East, cumulated in documenting the history of China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC), Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America, and their connections to the United States intelligence establishment.

Conrad Lohoefer Collection

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Identifier: H061-96
Abstract Conrad L. Lohoefer served with the United States Army Air Corps from 1943-1945. He was assigned to the 91st Bomb Group, of the 401st Bomb Squadron, of the 8th Air Force in the European Theater during World War II.

John Luckadoo Collection

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Identifier: H003-95
Abstract During World War II, John H. Luckadoo served as a B-17 pilot and co-pilot of an aircraft in the 351st Squadron, 100th Bombardment Group, 8th Air Force. He completed his twenty-five mission tour of duty with the 350th Squadron, and returned to the United States to enter the 3rd Army Air Force Training Command. He was decorated with the Distinguished Flying Cross (USAF), Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters (USAF), Presidential Unit Citation (USAF), and the Victory Medal (USAF). Upon leaving the...

Joseph W. Manske Collection

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Identifier: D062-97
Abstract Contains documents and photographs relating to Joseph E. Manske career as a military aviator in World War II. It includes photographs of Manske in North Africa, Italy, and Europe, as well as in training.

DeLong Mills Papers

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Identifier: H044-85
Abstract The collection contains photographs, personal correspondence, certificates, books, log books, memorabilia, and ephemera.

Jack Neiman, Jr. Collection

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Identifier: CA048-99
Overview Jack Neiman, Jr. was employed by Air America as First Officer from June 7, 1966 through November 4, 1968, when he was terminated by the company.

Clarence R. Osborne, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: CA072-03
Abstract Clarence Robert Osborne, Jr. was employed by Air America on October 14, 1965. He served as a Captain of Fixed Wing Aircraft assigned to Udorn, Thailand. He separated from the company on September 6, 1974.

Howard Precup Collection on 780th Bomb Squadron Association

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Identifier: H037-98
Abstract The collection contains a photograph album, newsletters, and photographs.

Nelson U. Rokes Collection

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Identifier: H015-81
Abstract The Nelson U. Rokes Collection contains material pertaining to his career in the fields of corporate, commercial, and military aviation. The bulk of the material in the collection relates to the 1947 trip to Europe and the 1948-1949 around the world trip that he took with Sam Keener. The material in the collection includes charts, log books, landing clearances, flight plans, meteorological reports, and various navigational tools. Photographs and newspapers clippings...

Malcolm Rosholt Collection

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Identifier: CA025-95
Abstract The collection contains microfilm of books and journals, videotapes of interviews, and photographic slides taken in Laos.

Bob Rousselot Collection

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Identifier: CA033-92
Abstract Bob Rousselot was a member of the American Volunteer Group (AVG) in the Chinese Air Force (Flying Tigers). From January 11, 1947, he served as a Chief Pilot and Vice President of Operations for CAT, until his resignation on October 31, 1963.

Vice Admiral Apollo Soucek Collection

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Identifier: H010-81
Abstract The collection contains clippings, correspondence, photographs, and ephemera.

James H. Walker Papers

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Identifier: H013-04
Abstract The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, military records, identification cards, as well as black and white photographs related to James H. Walker. It also contains several bound log books which cover Walker’s aviation career from 1930-1947 and 1947-1962.

Marvin V. Wingrove Collection

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Identifier: CA073-96
Abstract Marvin Virgil "Windy" Wingrove was hired by Air America Inc. on June 15, 1966 as First Officer for rotor wing aircraft at Udorn, Thailand until he was terminated on June 15, 1974.

David A. Witts Collection

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Identifier: H053-00
Abstract The collection contains 13th Air Force history, including a summary of 2nd Emergency Rescue Squadron, correspondence, and a lithograph "Moonlighting" P-38 strafing mission in 1945 New Guinea signed by survivors.

Catherine Fay Wood Collection

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Identifier: H022-66
Abstract Catherine Fay Wood was a Civilian Employee in the Operations Section of the Air Transport Command.

H. Hugh Wynne Collection

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Identifier: F070-94
Abstract H. Hugh Wynne collected about 22,500 ft. of rare and unique World War I 16mm movie films over a period of fifty years.

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