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Langley Field (Va.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Craig Darius Whitesell papers

 Collection — Box 08.0187 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-08.0187
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Private First Class Craig Darius Whitesell who served as an armorer with the 3rd Search Attack at Langley Field, VA during World War II. He was stationed in Atlantic City, NJ, Buckley Field, CO, Langley Field, VA, Florence, SC, and Great Bend, KS. This collection includes letters, documents, postcards, photographs, and newspaper clippings. The letters in this collection were written by Whitesell to his parents throughout his time in the Army Air Corps. His letters detail the life of a mainland armorer in the Army Air Corps, which includes training classes, KP and guard duty, and relations between privates and their superiors. He also discusses...
Dates: Created: 1942 - 1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/04/2009

Elwood Harry Fredrickson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-07.0116
Scope and Contents

This collection pertains to First Lieutenant Elwood Harry Fredrickson who served as a bombardier in the 743rd Bomb Squadron, 455th Bomb Group. The collection contains flight records, textbooks and notes from flight school, assignments from flight school, various documents regarding Fredrickson’s postings, personnel lists, volumes one and two of the 455th Bomb Group Journal, booklets on aviation and cadet life, various receipts, certificates and photographs.

Dates: Created: 1943-1952; Other: Majority of material found in 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 10/16/2007