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B-24 (Bomber)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas C. Cartwright papers

 Collection — Documents/ Letters
Identifier: 02-14.0043
Scope and Contents Thomas C. Cartwright served as the pilot of the B-24 bomber, Lonesome Lady, in the 494th Bombardment Group, 7th Air Force. His plane was shot down over Japan at the end of July 1945. Cartwright and one other member of the bomber crew were transported elsewhere, while the majority of the crew was interred in prison in Hiroshima, Japan. All those crewmen were killed when the US dropped the atomic bomb on that city.

The collection contains correspondence, articles, and testimonies related to the bombing of Hiroshima and discovering the fate of Cartwright's bomber crew.
Dates: Created: 1945-2014; Other: Majority of material found in 1995-2004; Other: Date acquired: 05/20/2014

Kay Arton Young collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box, Folder: 04.0269 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-04.0269
Scope and Contents This collection relates to First Lieutenant Kay Arton Young who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in the Pacific Theater of Operations during World War II. This collection contains a biography written by his daughter Nalani Young Wight, photographs of Kay, and a veteran questionnaire.
Dates: 1943-1945