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Korean War, 1950-1953--Aerial operations, American.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Lew Burridge, Jr. Papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1946 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1958

Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America Association Collection

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Identifier: CA089-87
Abstract The Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America Association Collection is an artificial collection covering the involvement of the company in Southeast Asia, particularly during the Vietnam War and the Secret War in Laos.
Dates: 1896 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1975

James N. Glerum Papers

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Identifier: CA082-00
Abstract The James N. Glerum Papers contain memoranda about Civil Air Transports'(CAT) proposal to assist the French in Indo China, Glerum addressing members at an Air America reunion, and Glerum being interviewed for an oral history progject.
Dates: 1950 - 2001; Majority of material found within 2001

Warren H. Gustafson Collection

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1911 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1981

John J. Hospers Papers

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Identifier: CV016-79
Abstract John J. Hospers was a field manager, evaluator, and test engineer with Chance Vought and Sikorsky Aircraft. He also served in the United States Merchant Marine.
Dates: 1928 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1962

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...
Dates: 1906 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1918 - 1960

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.
Dates: 1875 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1946 - 2005

CAT/Air America Memorial Dedication Collection

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Identifier: CA148-87
Abstract The CAT/Air America Memorial Plaque was designed and paid for by funds from the memberships of both the Civil Air Transport (CAT) Association and the Air America Association. In 1987, the CAT and Air America Memorial Plaque was dedicated during a solemn service. The plaque stands as a memorial to the sacrifices made by CAT/Air America personnel during the Cold and Vietnam wars. Each year dozens of family members and friends visit the plaque to honor the memory of those who died in the defense...
Dates: 1984 - 1987; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1987

Jack Neiman, Jr. Collection

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1995 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1995 - 1996

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.
Dates: Undated

Thomas C. Sailer Collection

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Identifier: CA008-02
Abstract Consists of materials used by Thomas C. Sailer in his duties with Air America. It includes passports, I.D. cards, maps, documents, and an Air America uniform jacket and pair of pants.
Dates: 1957 - 1977

John M. Slattery Collection

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Identifier: TB037-09
Abstract John Matthew Slattery, a World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War veteran left the Air Force with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. During his Air Force career, Slattery began collecting and documenting information about the history of the helicopter, as well as amassing a collection of models of various helicopters. The bulk of this material was used to establish a historical collection/museum at the offices of Helicopter Foundation International (HFI) in Alexandria, Virginia....
Dates: 1954 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1954 - 1979

French Smith Collection

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Identifier: CA051-87
Abstract Collection contains personal papers, reports, and memoranda; pilot log record book; photographs; Air America yearbook; and artifacts that include a North Vietnamese soldier's cap, Air America tie tacks, phonograph record, and a video tape of a Korean War helicopter rocket attack.
Dates: 1966 - 1984

Vice Admiral Apollo Soucek Collection

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

Marvin V. Wingrove Collection

 Collection
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

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