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United States. Air Force

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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Arnold Busch papers

 Collection
Identifier: 02-07.0102
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters written to Arnold Busch, a basketball coach for Calvary Methodist Church in Lakewood, Ohio, by the students he previously coached. Whether drafted or enlisted, many of the men kept up a correspondence with Busch throughout the war years. This collection also includes Calvary Church newsletters and pamphlets, pamphlets regarding persons registered for service, ration books and other rationing documents, and letters returned to Busch because their recipients were MIA, deceased, or relocated. Also included are photographs of Calvary Church activities on the Homefront, the basketball team, and the Calvary Church’s V-J Day service as well as a copy of an...
Dates: Created: 1934-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 08/06/2007

Mark C. Bane, Jr. transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0469 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-01.0469
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Mark C. Bane Jr. who joined the National Guard in May 1941. He later volunteered for the 501st Parachute Battalion and was sent to Montgomery, Alabama to train at the Maxwell Air Force Base. While at Maxwell Air Force Base, he trained British cadets under the Arnold Plan. In late 1945, Bane traveled overseas with General Douglas MacArthur. The collection consists of an oral history transcript.

Dates: Created: 1927-1946; Other: Date acquired: 09/27/2001

Clarke M. Brandt collection

 Collection — Container: Oral History Transcript/ Publications
Identifier: 02-02.0458
Scope and Contents

The collection of Clarke M. Brandt contains an oral history transcript and various publications about army life during World War II. In it are examples such as George (Bob) Caron who was a tail gunner on the "Enola Gay" B-29 Bomber. The oral history includes Caron's eyewitness account of the bomb being dropped on Hiroshima. Also included are pamphlets and newsletters including "War Buddies," which covers the relationship between a soldier and his canine companion through his years as a member of the US Marine Corps. "War Buddies" is written by Earle Welch and Dick Roberts.

Dates: Created: 1939-2003; Other: Majority of material found in 1943; Other: Date acquired: 10/29/2002

John E. Schmidt, Jr. papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 1999 Box, Folder: 99.0300 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-99.0300
Scope and Contents

32 page interview covering John E. Schmidt's life from birth and early childhood to his military career and life on base in the Panama Canal Zone. The vast majority of the interview concerns life in the Canal Zone from leisure activities to medical matters.

Dates: Created: 1931 - 1951; Other: Majority of material found in 1931-1951; Other: Date acquired: 06/08/1999

Charlotte D. Mansfield collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-08.0158
Abstract Charlotte Mansfield enlisted in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (W.A.A.C.) in 1942 to pursue work in photograph processing for the military. She was part of the first all-women graduating class from Lowry Field Photo School in Colorado, where she was trained to be a photo technician that developed primarily aerial shots in photography labs. Mansfield was stationed at various locations throughout the United States before being transferred to lab work overseas in England and Germany. By this time, W.A.A.C. had transitioned to Women’s Army Corps (W.A.C.). Throughout her military service, Mansfield took numerous personal photographs that featured her friends and surroundings. They provide...
Dates: 1915-2017; Other: Majority of material found within 1942-1957; Other: Date acquired: 09/10/2008

Harold E. Watson collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-13.0078
Scope and Contents

This collection centers around a Brigadier General in the U.S. Air Force.  It includes items related to his time in the military and his personal life before and after retirement. It includes personal letters, special orders, magazines, books, newspapers and clippings, event brochures, pamphlets, education records, personnel files, flight logs, photographs, VHS Tapes, cassette tapes, and flags spanning from the 1930s until the early 2000s.

Dates: Created: 1929-2013; Other: Date acquired: 12/05/2013

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United States. Army Air Forces--Military life 3
Air pilots, Military--United States 2
Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952 2
Sexism 2
United States. Army--Military life 2