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Navies -- United States -- Officers -- Biography

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Mervyn Sharp Bennion

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319482]
Identifier: MSS SC 2138
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography of Mervyn Bennion. Mervyn was born and raised in Vernon, Utah, attended the U.S. Naval Academy, and served as an officer in the U.S. Navy. He was the Captain on board the U.S.S. West Virginiaat Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. He was killed in the attack.

Dates: circa 1960

Julian William Cummings papers

Identifier: MSS 8098
Scope and Contents Contains materials related to the life of Julian William Cummings. Most of the materials pertain to his service in the military as a Grasshopper Pilot during World War II. Documents pertaining to this include his own typed reminiscences, drawings and photographs of that time, and official correspondence on his orders. Also includes publication materials for his memoir, “Grasshopper Pilot,” written with his second wife, Gwendolyn Kay Cummings McClellan. Some materials pertain to his...
Dates: 1899-2007

Julian William Cummings artifacts, approximately 1944

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8098 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains artifacts pertaining to the life of Julian William Cummings. Primarily consists of pins and badges from his military service. Also includes a tool for pilots and a logbook of his flight time and distance over the years. Finally, includes a flag and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings. Dated approximately 1944.

Dates: approximately 1944

Julian William Cummings military papers, 1935-2006

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8098 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains materials related to the military service of Julian William Cummings, a pilot during the Second World War. Includes his own typed reminiscences of his experiences and documents pertaining to the publication of his memoir on military service, "Grasshopper Pilot." Also includes several copies of service orders and correspondence, as well as his own military records of physicals and recruitment. Finally, includes documents related to clubs for retired pilots. Dated 1935-2006.

Dates: 1935-2006