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Air pilots, Military--United States--Biography.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Richard P. Duiven Papers

Identifier: F016-10

Richard Duiven was a well-known scholar of World War I aviation, writing several books and articles on the German Air Service in World War I, as well as serving as editor/author of the "Mentioned in Dispatches" column for the journal Over the Front.

Dates: 1914 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1972 - 2005

Charles W. Kerwood Collection

Identifier: H019-78

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 (1920-1926).

Dates: 1917 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1962

John D. Ledford Collection

Identifier: L112-86

Jonathan Denton Ledford was both an actor and U.S. Naval Aviation blimp commander with a passion for lighter-than-air airships. This collection includes materials Ledford collected during his time with the U.S. Navy, such as documents related to his time in flight school, personal correspondence and history, flight log book, clippings related to lighter-than-air airships, World War II, photographs of dirigibles, naval ships, and entertainers.

Dates: 1895 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1944

French N. Smith, Jr. Collection

Identifier: CA136-86

French Nestor Smith, Jr. was a captain in the rotary wing division of Air America, Inc. His employment started September 7, 1965, and just prior to the time of his resignation on December 31, 1973, he was an instructor pilot stationed in Udorn, Thailand.

Dates: 1964 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1964 - 1973

John E. Stallman Collection

Identifier: CA131-86

John Ewald Stallman was employed with Air America from November 18, 1965, to December 7, 1974, when he was separated from the company.

Dates: 1965 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1975