Contains 23 Results:
Materials contain written history regarding Leslie T. Jemmett's service in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II from 1941-1945. Contains a brief letter outlining Jemmett's military service and association with other Latter-Day Saint servicemen. Dated November 14, 2000.
Materials include a short narrative describing Reece B. Robertson's life as a prisoner of war in Stalag Luft I (Barth, Germany) after his bomber was shot down. Describes living conditions, treatment by German guards, and their interrogation techniques. Dated approximately 2000.
File contains materials describing the military experiences of Grant Douglas Johnson. A letter describes his contact with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and also provides accounts of four flights in which Johnson encountered mechanical failures, enemy fighters, anti-aircraft fire, and barely survived. Also includes three photocopied photographs and an article about Johnson's experiences. Dated 1942-1944, 1987, and 1991-2000.
Materials include a letter from Milton W. Sanders describing his missionary service in Norway prior to the World War II, his escape from that country, service in the armed forces during the war, and eventual return to Norway at the war's end. Also contains a newspaper article concerning the conditions of Latter-day Saint Church members during the Nazi occupation of Norway. Dated 1994.
Materials contain a letter with background on the family of Robert Kesler McAllister. Also includes a letter written by his commanding officer notifying McAllister's parents that their son's plane had been shot down over the ocean. The letter details his service as a Marine and gives examples of his leadership and bravery. Photographs show McAllister in military dress and standing next to his training airplane. Dated 1943-1944.
Materials include a biography, with a short memoir of the military experiences of Lynn B. Judkins. Includes accounts of his induction, training, commission, and flight training on B-17 bombers. Describes his transfer to England, his life on military bases and in the air, and some memorable bombing runs, including bombing runs over Dresden. Also includes a log of all missions flown, his induction and discharge papers, and his commission papers. Dated 1944-1945, approximately 2000.
Materials contain a short biography detailing the training and combat experiences of Gerald Joseph Merrill. Includes a longer account of a bombing run aimed at destroying the Mayen railroad bridge in Germany, and the close call Merrill had when his plane was almost shot down. Includes descriptions of dogfights between Allied and Axis fighters. Included are two paintings of B-26 bombers. Dated approximately 2002.