14 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American.

  1. Carl Conrad Loth papers, 1896-1967

    1,000 items ; 1 container plus 3 oversize ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Army officer and aviator. Correspondence, newsletters, photographs, certificates, and scrapbooks related primarily to Loth's service as a driver in the American Volunteer Motor-Ambulance Corps and as an aviator and officer in the United States Army during World War I and World War II.

  2. Donald Wilson papers, 1910-1979

    37,600 items ; 67 containers plus 2 oversize and 3 vault containers ; 26 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. Army and Air Force officer. Diaries, journals, correspondence, speeches, lectures, flight records, maps and other items relating to Wilson’s personal life and military career. Diaries include accounts of the Iwo Jima and other South Pacific campaigns during World War II.

  3. James Harold Doolittle papers, 1919-1990

    33,000 items ; 110 containers plus 1 oversize ; 29.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. Air Force officer and U.S. Army officer. Correspondence, speeches, writings, reports, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, awards, maps, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Doolittle's service in the U.S. Air Force.

  4. Henry F. Pringle papers, 1932-1957

    7,500 items ; 32 containers ; 12.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist, historian, and government official. Personal and official correspondence, subject files consisting of correspondence, reports, minutes, lists, research data, and print and near-print material, and other papers relating principally to Pringle's biography of William H. Taft and to his work in the Office of Facts and Figures (later the Office of War Information).

  5. Ernest Joseph King papers, 1908-1966

    10,000 items. 39 containers. 15 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Official and general correspondence, orders to duty, speech, article, and book file, memoranda, notes, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to King's activities as commander in chief of the U.S. Fleet and chief of naval operations during World War II.

  6. Frank Maxwell Andrews papers, 1920-1943

    5,500 items ; 19 containers ; 8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Air force officer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, articles, military service and flight records, reports, financial records, and newspaper clippings relating chiefly to Andrews's career in the military and the organization and administration of the air arm of the War Department and operations of the Caribbean Defense Command at the beginning of World War II.

  7. Elwood R. Quesada papers, 1927-1960

    2,450 items ; 7 containers ; 2.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Air force officer and public official. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and statements, reports, drawings, press releases, and other material pertaining primarily to Quesada's career as a United States Air Force officer and as director of the Federal Aviation Administration.

  8. Louis N. Ridenour papers, 1917-1960

    1,300 items ; 9 containers ; 3.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist and author. Correspondence, journals, reports, writings, printed matter, photographs, and other items relating to science policy issues concerning nuclear energy and computer technology as well as Ridenour's contribution to the development and application of radar technology during World War II.

  9. John H. Towers papers, 1830-1989

    5000 items ; 15 containers plus 4 oversize ; 8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Navy officer and early naval aviator. Diaries, naval and personal correspondence, memoranda, orders for duty, aviation logs, speeches and writings, biographical notebooks and sketches, photographs, reports, scrapbooks, blueprints, charts, and newspaper clippings documenting Towers's naval career and his participation in naval aviation from its inception in 1911 to World War II and...

  10. Noel Francis Parrish papers, 1894-1987

    29,500 items ; 58 containers plus 1 oversize and 2 classified ; 29.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Air force general and university professor. Correspondence, speeches and writings, academic and military files, family papers, photographs and slides, and other papers documenting Parrish's military and academic careers, including as commander of Tuskegee Army Air Field (Ala.) where he was responsible for training the Army Air Force's first African-American pilots during World War II.