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United States. -- Air Force. -- Air Force, 20th -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Donald Preston Ward papers

 Collection — Letters/Documents/Photographs
Identifier: 02-00.0207
Scope and Contents

This collection contains Donald Preston Ward's letters, postcards, and miltary documents. Ward served with the 40th Heavy Bombardment Squadron, 20th Air Force during World War II.

Dates: Created: 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/24/2000

Francis Edwards transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0112 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-06.0112
Content Description

This collection relates to Francis Edwards who served in the 20th U.S. Army Air Force, 58th Group, 25th Squadron in the Pacific theater. This collection contains an oral history transcript detailing his service during the war and his return to the U.S.

Dates: March 11, 2005; Event: Majority of material found within 1942-1946

Albert L. Haggerty papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collecion - 2000 Box, Folder: 00.0224 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-00.0224
Scope and Contents This collection consists on a series of papers focused on Albert "Al" Haggerty and the "Three Feathers"  B-24 Liberator Bomber he was assigned as crew chief during World War II. The "Three Feathers" bomber belonging to the 726th Bomber Squadron, 451st Bombardment Group. Documents in the collection include Haggerty's memories of his time with the plane, photocopies of pictures of the plane and the crew as well as an excerpt from a book were Sidney Winski, the first pilot of this aircraft,  recounts the "Three Feathers" incident, and finally the transcript of an interview where Haggerty provides a detailed account of his life, his time in training, the "Three Feathers incident," his...
Dates: Created: 1942-1945; Other: Majority of material found within 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 06/15/2000