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United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 8th


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Herman J. Simler papers

 Collection — Container: Letters/Documents/Photographs
Identifier: 02-98.0104
Scope and Contents

This collection includes photographs and documents pertaining to aerial operations over Europe during World War II. Lt. Herman Simler flew over 30 bombing missions over Europe during his service. The squadrons specified in this collection are the 8th Army Air Force, the 15th Army Air Force, and the 716th-719th bomber squadrons.

Dates: Created: 1944-1999; Other: Date acquired: 01/23/1998

Frank Louis Lash collection

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0075 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-06.0075
Content Description

This collection relates to Frank Louis Lash who served as a Captain pilot in the U.S. Army Air Corps in the 587th squadron, 394th Bomb Group in the 8th Air Force which was based in England. The collection consists of a mechanical navigational watch and a brief manuscript detailing how the watch was acquired.

Dates: Event: Majority of material found within 1943-1945

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  • Subject: B-29 (Bomber) X

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