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

 Organization

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Lyle D. Armstrong collection

 File — Box: Single Folder Collections-2003 Box, Folder: 03.0049- Folder 1
Identifier: 02-03.0049
Content Description

This collection relates to Lyle D. Armstrong and his service in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Pacific Theater of Operations. The collection contains a veteran’s questionnaire where he shares his experience in service and recalls a memory of being in Manila when the Japanese Envoys came to speak to General MacArthur. He also mentions that he kept in contact with some of the men he met in service. The collection also contains photographs of Armstrong and his three older brothers, who also served in World War II.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1946

Simeon C. Sparkman collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-16.0030
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a compilation of personal letters and official documents, photographs, personal items, and military badges of Sgt. Simeon C. Sparkman who served with the 8th Air Force from 1943 to 1945, at Burtonwood Air Depot, Warrington, England, also known as Base Air Depot No. 1. Sparkman was specifically assigned to Hangar 5, Mary Ann Site, “B” Shift, Aero Repair Crew 6, and was the ranking NCO on Crew 6 in the grade of T/Sgt. The papers in this collection are comprised of correspondence with his wife, parents, and other family members and close friends.

Dates: 1940-1976; Other: Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 10/28/2016

Eddie Houston Thomason collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-16.0003
Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters, photograph albums, postcards, documents, and ephemera which record the military service and family homefront life during World War II of Eddie Houston Thomason who served as a physician in U.S. Army Air Corps Medical Service.

Dates: 1939-1945; Other: Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/23/2016

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  • Subject: United States. Army--History--World War, 1939-1945 X

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World War, 1939-1945 2
Atomic bomb--Japan--History--20th century 1
Burtonwood (England) 1
Fort George G. Meade (Md.) 1
Fort Hood (Tex.) 1