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Aircraft carriers--Pacific Area--History--20th century

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Monte Allen U.S.S. Kwajalein collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 16.0019
Scope and Contents The Monte Allen U.S.S. Kwajalein (CVE-98) collection contains comprehensive records pertaining to officially recorded, declassified daily life aboard the Casablanca Class Escort Carrier U.S.S. Kwajalein, an aircraft carrier, as well as various visual and auditory artifact materials relating to the work and lives of its crewmen. The collection specifically regards the life of U.S. Navy sailor Monte Allen, information he was able to preserve, and the first-hand observations he deemed important. Allen authored the collection himself. The collection contains detailed photocopies of and notes on ship records, including war diaries, daily logs, muster rolls, and reports of changes...
Dates: 1944-2009; Other: Majority of material found within 1945; Other: Date acquired: 2016-08-03; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-05-13

James R. Hancock transcript

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2017 Box 1 (17.0003-17.0027), Folder: 17.0006 - Folder 1
Identifier: 17.0006
Scope and Contents

This transcript contains an oral history interview of James R. Hancock who served in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S.Franklin aircraft carrier during World War II in the Pacific Theater.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 03/20/2012; Other: Date accessioned: 2017-05-03

U.S.S. Independence papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 98.0594
Scope and Contents

This collection deals mainly with the U.S.S. Independence (CVL-22), and its participation in the Pacific war, from it's commissioning in 1942, until the wars end. This collection includes an oral history transcript, as well as documents published on, and related to, the U.S.S. Independence, from its construction until its sinking as part of a naval excercise. The collection also includes a minor amount of details surrounding the various ships named "Independence".

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1918-1959; Other: Majority of material found in 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 07/17/1998