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World War, 1939-1945 Aerial operations, American.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 55 Collections and/or Records:

John Luckadoo Collection

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1922 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1995 - 2016

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.
Dates: 1939 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1982

DeLong Mills Papers

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Identifier: H044-85
Abstract The collection contains photographs, personal correspondence, certificates, books, log books, memorabilia, and ephemera.
Dates: 1914 - 1971

Jack K. Neal Collection

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Identifier: H074-89
Abstract The collection contains a navigation workbook, photographs of yearbooks, papers, and memorabilia.
Dates: Undated

Jack Neiman, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA048-99
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1995 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1995 - 1996

Kaj L. Nielsen Papers

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Identifier: CV012-18
Abstract Kaj L. Nielsen was a mathematician who pursued various professional and academic careers, distinguishing himself at Chance Vought Aircraft as a member of the design teams that developed the Vought F4U Corsair and Vought V-173 Flying Pancake. The bulk of the collection contains his engineering notes for the development of the propellers for the Vought V-173.
Dates: 1941 - 2018; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1948

Oral History Interviews of Veterans- Dr. Erik Carlson's Military History Class

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Identifier: H-Oral History
Abstract Oral History Interviews of Veterans Collection consists of interview done with military veterans by students at The University of Texas at Dallas. The interviews were prepared as part of the assignments for a Military History class taught by Dr. Erik D. Carlson in 2005.
Dates: 2005

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.
Dates: 1965 - 1998; Majority of material found in 1965 - 1965

Howard O. Precup Collection on 780th Bomb Squadron Association

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Identifier: H037-98
Abstract Howard Otto Precup served both as an instructor and radio operator on more than thirty bombing raids over Southern Europe. His B-24 equipped unit, the 780th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) of the 465th Bombardment Group (Heavy) of the 55th Bombardment Wing, was assigned to the 15th Air Force.

The collection contains a photograph album, newsletters, clippings, correspondence, a poem, narratives, brochures, ephemera, military records, and photographs.
Dates: 1943 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1945

Frank K. Rabbitt Collection on Enola Gay

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Identifier: H011-03
Abstract For the 50th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II, the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum (NASM) created an exhibit about the historic first use of atomic weaponry in war. Part of the exhibit was the display of the Enola Gay, the plane flown by then-Colonel Paul Tibbets during the Hiroshima mission. The exhibit drew criticism for its perceived censure of the bombings, a perceived disrespect for the ...
Dates: 1988 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1994 - 1996

Ed Rice Papers

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Identifier: H006-80
Abstract From a young age, Ed Rice was involved in aviation either by learning how to fly, studying Aero Engineering, working as a barnstormer, a mechanic, or a Sales and Program Manager for Aerojet-General Corporation and DeVore Aviation Corporation. His interest in aviation history lead him to work in his retirement as a curator for the History of Aviation Collection (HAC) at Special Collections and Archives Division, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). He also was...
Dates: 1798 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1992

Douglas H. Robinson Collection

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Identifier: L009-98
Abstract This collection contains materials related to lighter-than-air, that were created or collected by Douglas H. Robinson, MD.
Dates: 1903 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1975

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...
Dates: 1930 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1978

William A. Rooney Collection on the Enola Gay

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Identifier: H005-99
Abstract In 1995, the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum (NASM) created an exhibit to feature the Enola Gay, the B-29 bomber that dropped the first atomic bomb in warfare. The initial exhibit was controversial in its nature, with veteran groups claiming that the revisionist historical attitude was omitting the truth behind the reason to drop the atomic bomb and sympathizing too much with the Japanese. Veterans groups and others became involved in campaigns to display...
Dates: 1942 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1988 - 1995

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.
Dates: 1957 - 1995

Bob Rousselot Collection

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1940 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1967

Chuck Hodge Collection on Walter H. Scheurs, Jr.

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Identifier: H017-11
Scope and Content This collection contains documents, records, correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings and articles, ephemera and memorabilia and other materials created and/or collected by Walter Henry Scheurs, Jr. during his service in the USAAF during World War II and the USAF from 1947 to 1967. The Chuck Hodge Collection on Walter H. Scheurs, Jr. is housed in two manuscript boxes and four oversize boxes of various sizes totaling 5.64 linear ft.The collection...
Dates: 1905 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1967

William E. Shuttles Collection

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Identifier: H004-80
Abstract The Royal Air Force Station Honington was part of the Royal Air Forces (RAF) located near Thetford in Suffolk, England and was used by the American Armed Forces (AAF Station 595) as a bomber station during World War II. William E. Shuttles acted as commanding officer of the VIII Air Service Command, Station 595 at Honington, England with the rank of Colonel. Through photographs the collection documents the history of the unit and the status of the battle damaged aircraft.
Dates: 1941 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1944

Vice Admiral Apollo Soucek Collection

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Identifier: H010-81
Abstract The collection contains clippings, correspondence, photographs, and ephemera.
Dates: 1920 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1940

Vought Aircraft Company Collection (VACC)

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Identifier: CV017-82
Abstract The Vought Aircraft Company is the second oldest aircraft manufacturing company in the United States. They were established in 1917 by Chance Milton Vought, a young aeronautical engineer and aviation pioneer. Over the years they have designed and produced many famous and highly successful aircraft. In the late 1940s, the company moved its headquarters to Dallas, Texas. The Vought Company has merged and separated several times with other companies since it first started in the early 1900s. They...
Dates: 1911 - 2013

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.
Dates: 1930 - 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.
Dates: 1966 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1970

David A. Witts Collection

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1944 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1945; Majority of material found within 1995 - 1999

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.
Dates: 1941 - 1952; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1945

H. Hugh Wynne Collection

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1914 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1936