Query: Fighter pilots
World War II Republic P-47 Gun Camera Footage
Creators:
Wolfe, Roland L.
Dates:
1944
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 film canister))
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0013
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This single roll of film contains gun camera footage of Lieutenant Roland L. Wolfe during World War II. The approximately 200 feet of film covers Wolfe's activities (targets) from March 6, 1944, through September 1, 1944, while he was flying Republic P-47s for the 8th Air Force Fighter Command, 82nd Squadron.

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Thomas Garvin Korean War Scrapbook
Creators:
Garvin, Thomas
Vines, Gail
Dates:
1951-1953
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0756
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

One scrapbook of fourteen pages consisting of hand-drawn illustrations cut from envelopes and glued to the scrapbook pages.

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H. Wallace Peters World War I Collection
Creators:
Peters, Heber Wallace
Dates:
1916-1956
Size:
0.12 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0593
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of four folders of correspondence and official papers generated during Wallace Peters's military service.

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Albert K. McCutcheon Collection
Creators:
McCutcheon, Albert K.
Dates:
bulk 1940-1949
Size:
0.36 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1121
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Albert K. McCutcheon Collection consists of the following technical manuals and pamphlets: Identification and Tactical Functions of Naval Vessels: Student's Workbook, November 1943; Naval Vessels: Identification and Tactical Functions, July 1943; "Instrument Flying, August 1943; Pilots' Information File, November 1944; Instrument Flying: Basic and Advanced, January 1944; Aircraft Recognition Manual"; German Language Guide; Pocket Guide of Uniform Insignia; Handbook for Army Air Forces Officers; Going Back to Civilian Life, August 1945; Pocket Guide to The Cities of Southern France; Digest of Civil Air Regulations for Pilots; Identification and Tactical Functions of Aircraft Germany Student's Workbook, November 1943; When You Are Overseas These Facts are Vital, July 1943; related worksheets and charts, including one for Chemical Warfare Agents. There is also a January 1945 target map of Northern Germany which shows Allied and enemy air base numbers.

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Major George E. Preddy, Jr. Combat Footage
Creators:
Preddy, George E., 1919-1944
Dates:
[ca. 1940s]
Size:
2 Cubic feet ((5 film reels))
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0066
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This footage consists of five reels of film. The footage includes Preddy's combat footage, including most of his aerial victories through August 6, 1944 and some of this strafing mission footage. In addition, there is also gun camera footage of Preddy firing at two targets and ground targets in 1943.

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Trevor S. Tait Scrapbook
Creators:
Tait, Trevor S.
Dates:
1917-1918
Size:
0.38 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0040
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This scrapbook consists of photographs of Tait and his fellow cadets, plane maneuvers, gun camera photos, and newspaper clippings. Included in the collection but separate from the scrapbook are pages from a memoranda/address book, a brief memoir written by Tait in the early 1980s, and several official army certificates such …

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Richard Rash Color Slide Collection
Creators:
Rash, Richard
Dates:
[ca. 1949-1960s]
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet ((10 slide boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0131
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 187 color slides documenting Rash's military career and his tours in China, Korea, and Viet Nam. The collection is divided into the following series: China, 1947-1948; USA 1948-1949; Korea, 1952-1954; Vietnam, 1966; and Vietnam 1968-69. Marine Corps aircraft are represented.

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Gregory H. "Pappy" Boyington Aviators Flight Log Book
Dates:
1936-1939
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (One folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0860
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Gregory H. "Pappy" Boyington (1912-1988) was a U.S. Marine Corps aviator. He served with Gen. Claire Chennault's 1st American Volunteer Group - the "Flying Tigers", and later commanded Marine Fighting Squadron 214 (VMF-214), famed as the "Black Sheep Squadron". This collection consists of Boyington's Aviators Flight Log Book, numbered 266, covering training at Quantico, Virginia and Basic School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1936-1939.

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Edward V. Rickenbacker Microfilm Collection
Creators:
Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973
Dates:
1913-1973
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((5 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0525
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two annual reports, two photograph albums, and a set of microfilm of 26 scrapbooks. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings chronicling Rickenbacker's aviation career. The two photo albums are as follows: 'In Commemoration of the Dedication of the Rickenbacker Foundation,' and 'The Great Silver Fleet,' which features imagery …

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Zenos R. Miller World War I Diaries
Creators:
Miller, Zenos Ramsey, 1895-1922
Dates:
1918
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0038
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two diaries kept by Lieutenant Zenos Ramsey Miller (1895-1922) as a pilot in the 27th Aero Squadron of the US Air Service during World War I, and, following his capture, as a prisoner of war of in Germany.

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