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United States. Navy--Aviation machinists


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Clifford Robert Cain papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-14.0036
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the personal papers and memorabillia of Clifford Robert Cain (United States Navy's, Aviation Radioman First Class, Chief Petty Officer Electronicsman) including his aviator's log book, discharge papers, certificate of training completion, financial records, identification card, leatherbound service record case, and various documents from the Veteran's Administration.  Cain served at Lakehurst Naval Air Station.  He supported the Blimp-Zeppelin program.

Dates: 1942-1946; Other: Majority of material found within 1945; Other: Date acquired: 11/12/2014

Frederick W. Ritter collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-12.0040
Scope and Contents Frederick W. Ritter served in the Marine Corps as an engineer officer during World War II. He specifically served as a Vought F4U Corsair engineer. He trained at Parris Island, Jacksonville Naval Base, and attended Officer training at Quantico. He met his wife when he joined a church choir in Jacksonville, corresponding with her throughout the war. During the battle of Okinawa, he oversaw the maintenance of the Corvairs that protected the Navy from Kamikaze attacks. The collection includes Ritter's military documents, official paperwork, various letters, photographs, pins and badges, as well as magazines, articles, programs, and photographs from reunions and other postwar events related...
Dates: Created: 1942-2007; Other: Majority of material found in 1942-1946; Other: Date acquired: 07/24/0012

Joseph Jennings transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0199 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-01.0199
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript of Joseph Jennings, who was enlisted in the U.S. Navy and worked as an aircraft radio operator during World War II and served in the South Atlantic guarding the Brazilian coastline near Rio do Janeiro. The interview covers his duties and anecdotes, like his training in Norfolk, VA, his emergency appendectomy, and his time in Dutch Guyana. The interview also describes his early years during the Great Depression in Oklahoma.

Dates: Created: 1922-2008; Other: Majority of material found in 1941-1945; Other: Date acquired: 12/07/2001

Loren D. Borders Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-12.0003
Scope and Contents This extensive collection consists of 1 box of personal papers and 4 boxes of personal artifacts. Included in the papers are miscellaneous photographs of Borders, several official military documents (primarily unit commendations and discharge papers), several military publications (pilots handbook, ship/aircraft identification booklet, hymnal, and the bible), and a personal notebook. Included in the artifacts are his U.S. burial flag from his burial in 2001, several contemporary newspapers from V-J day (August 15, 1945), a photo album compiled by Borders during his service in the South Pacific, assorted artifacts in a box including shells, a fishing hook, and a hair pick, and a...
Dates: Created: 1942-2012; Other: Date acquired: 01/09/0012

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Naval Air Station Jacksonville (Fla.) 2
United States. Navy--History--20th century 2
World War, 1939-1945 2
Airplanes, Military--United States--History 1
Airplanes--Models 1