World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Transcript of an interview conducted by Clayton Dahle on 3 July 1985 for the Ray Hillam war project. Brown served as a gunner for the United States Army Air Corps and flew combat missions against the Japanese. He was shot down and captured by the Japanese. Even though he was starved and tortured, he managed to survive. He said that the United States participation in World War II was justified.
Typescript of an interview conducted by Randy Christiansen for Hillam's War Project. Also included is the audiocassette from which the interview was transcibed. Ash talks about flying combat missions in World War II over Romania, Germany, and other parts of Europe. He flew the B-24 bomber. He was also shot down and captured. Ash talks about his experiences as a prisoner of war held by Germany.
Collection includes two books, The Jolly Rogers and Asterperious, both copyright 1944, with information and propaganda about American bombing operations during the Second World War in the Southwest Pacific. Also included is a videorecording of CBS Sunday Morning from 7 May 1995, about the surrender of Germany.
Collection of military papers and equipment used to train naval airforce cadets in navigation techniques. The papers were published between 1939-1942 and later annotated by Sheldon P. Hayes. His reasons for collecting and annotating the materials are unknown.
Contains photographs, news articles, correspondences, and histories of Morris R. Jeppson particularly the Enola Gay, flight crew, and friends. Contains personal and other historical photographs.
Transcripts of interviews and oral histories probably recorded in 1983. Matheny flew on a B-17 on combat missions over France and Germany during World War II. He was shot down over Germany in January 1944 and was a prisoner of war until the end of the conflict.