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Operation Pointblank a tale of bombers and fighters

Author:
Emerson, William Richard http://viaf.org/viaf/110546896/  Search this
Subject:
United States Army Air Forces Air Force, 8th http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n79071299 http://viaf.org/viaf/263405183/  Search this
United States Army Air Forces Air Force, 8th http://id.worldcat.org/fast/fst00534301 http://viaf.org/viaf/263405183/  Search this
World War (1939-1945) http://id.worldcat.org/fast/fst01180924 http://viaf.org/viaf/131293871/  Search this
Physical description:
45 pages illustrations 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1962
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Air warfare  Search this
Military operations, Aerial--American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1117060

Early U.S. Navy carrier raids, February-April 1942 : five operations that tested a new dimension of American air power / David Lee Russell

Author:
Russell, David Lee 1947-  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 197 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Type:
Case studies
History
Place:
Pacific Area
United States
Date:
2019
20th century
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns  Search this
Aircraft carriers--History  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
Air power (Military science)  Search this
Raids (Military science)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1106115

Bold venture the American bombing of Japanese-occupied Hong Kong, 1942-1945 / Steven K. Bailey

Title:
American bombing of Japanese-occupied Hong Kong, 1942-1945
Author:
Bailey, Steven K http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2010004729 http://viaf.org/viaf/106863431  Search this
Subject:
United States Army Air Forces China Air Task Force http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n84006951  Search this
Physical description:
316 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates 24 cm
Type:
Books
Military history
Place:
China
Hong Kong
Hong Kong (China)
Date:
2019
20th century
Topic:
Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns  Search this
Bombing, Aerial  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
History, Military  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1114386

The Rising Sun sets : the complete story of the bombing of Nagasaki / edited by Jerome Beser and Jack Spangler ; compiled from the unpublished documents provided by the Beser Foundation for Archival Research and Preservation

Author:
Beser, Jerome  Search this
Spangler, Jack  Search this
Beser, Jacob 1921-1992  Search this
Beser Foundation for Archival Research and Preservation  Search this
Subject:
Beser, Jacob 1921-1992  Search this
United States Army Air Forces Composite Group, 509th  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 279 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Personal narratives, American
History
Personal narratives
Place:
United States
Date:
2007
Bombardment, 1945
Topic:
Nagasaki-shi (Japan)--History  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Regimental histories  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Atomic bomb--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1111047

Robert S. Sanford Collection

Creator:
Sanford, Robert S., 1897-1981  Search this
Names:
United States. Army. Air Service. 2d Pursuit Group. 139th Aero Squadron  Search this
United States. Bureau of Mines  Search this
Extent:
0.55 Cubic feet ((1 box, 1 folder in oversized box))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Diaries
Photographs
Negatives
Certificates
Calendars
Place:
Alaska
Date:
bulk 1917-1970
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of material relating to both Robert Sanford's World War I service and his work in Alaska with the US Bureau of Mines. The material relating to his service with the 139th Aero Squadron includes the following: a series of over 100 letters from Sanford to his family from 1917-1919, chronicling his entry into the military, training stateside, his overseas deployment and service in the Toul sector; nine photographs of Sanford in uniform or of aircraft in France; a May 4, 1918 copy of Plane News; and a small brown diary with entries written by Sanford from 1917 to 1918. The material relating to his work with the United States Bureau of Mines includes the following: two brown notebooks containing Sanford's notes on his work in Alaska, including flying information; one notebook containing photographs of Alaska, mostly of hunting and fishing; a few letters from Sanford in Alaska to his family; negatives from Alaska; newspaper articles about Sanford's contributions to finding the Alaskan oil fields; a certificate given to Sanford for crossing the Arctic Circle as a passenger of Wien Alaska Airlines in 1945; and a 1947 Wien Alaska Airlines, Inc. calendar.
Biographical / Historical:
Robert S. Sanford (1897-1981) served as an airplane mechanic for the 139th Aero Squadron during World War I. The 139th was assigned to the First Army on June 12, 1918 and engaged in the Toul Sector. They ceased operations on December 11, 1918. After the war, Sanford was employed by various private mining companies in South America, Mexico, Nevada, Colorado, Oregon, Canada and Oklahoma. He joined the US Bureau of Mines in 1940, and in 1943 was the district engineer in charge of the mineral development program in Alaska. While there, he found large oil areas on the Arctic slope. In the early 1950s, Sanford served with the State Department, on loan from the Bureau of Mines, as a mining consultant to Afghanistan, India, and Nepal. He resigned from the Bureau of Mines in 1966.
Provenance:
Bonnie Gitlin, Gift, 2004-0063
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Mining  Search this
Oil wells -- United States  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American -- France  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Diaries
Photographs
Negatives
Certificates
Calendars
Citation:
Robert S. Sanford Collection, Accession 2004-0063, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2004.0063
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2004-0063

Pan Am at war : how the airline secretly helped America fight World War II / Mark Cotta Vaz and John H. Hill

Author:
Vaz, Mark Cotta http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n89110123 http://viaf.org/viaf/8305342  Search this
Hill, John H. 1956- http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2013075456 http://viaf.org/viaf/305039427  Search this
Subject:
Pan American World Airways, inc History  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 393 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Date:
2019
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Transportation  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1106504

Above an angry sea : men and missions of the United States Navy's PB4y-1 Liberator and PB4y-2 Privateer Squadrons Pacific theater: October 1944-September 1945 / Alan C. Carey

Author:
Carey, Alan C.  Search this
Physical description:
191 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Pacific Area
Date:
2017
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1105705

The men who killed the Luftwaffe : the U.S. Army Air Forces against Germany in World War II / Jay A. Stout

Author:
Stout, Jay A. 1959-  Search this
Subject:
United States Army Air Forces History  Search this
Germany Luftwaffe History  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 420 pages, 40 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Europe
Date:
2010
©2010
World War, 1939-1945
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1105638

Somewhere in England : American airmen in the Second World War / edited by Jenny Cousins ; authors Jenny Cousins (ed.) [and six others]

Editor:
Cousins, Jenny  Search this
Author:
Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)  Search this
Subject:
United States Army Air Forces Foreign service  Search this
Physical description:
159 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Illustrated works
Place:
England
Date:
2015
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1103948

John A. Meyer World War II Diaries

Creator:
Meyer, John A.  Search this
Names:
Meyer, John A.  Search this
Extent:
0.23 Cubic feet (1 slim legal document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Diaries
Date:
1941-1944
Summary:
This collection consists of John A. Meyer's diaries during World War IIs.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of Meyer's diaries during World War II and a typewritten transcript of those diaries.
Arrangement:
No arrangement.
Biographical / Historical:
John A. Meyer was an aerial photographer in the US Army Air Forces during World War II. He was stationed in Bangor, Maine,and the North Atlantic Air Bases in Newfoundland.
Provenance:
Dr. John A. Meyer, Gift, 1994, NASM.1995.0010
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Aerial photography  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American -- North Atlantic  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
Citation:
John A. Meyer World War II Diaries, NASM.1995.0010, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NASM.1995.0010
See more items in:
John A. Meyer World War II Diaries
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1995-0010
Online Media:

Attlebridge arsenal : the men and aircraft of the 466th Bomb Group : 96th Combat Group, 2nd Air Division, 8th Air Force, Attlebridge, England, Station 120, 1944-1945 / Earl Wassom and Chris Brassfield

Author:
Wassom, Earl E (Earl Eugene) 1923-  Search this
Brassfield, Chris  Search this
Subject:
United States Army Air Forces Bombardment Group (Heavy), 466th  Search this
Physical description:
352 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 x 26 cm
Type:
Personal narratives, American
Personal narratives
Place:
United States
Germany
Date:
2005
©2005
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Regimental histories  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1104351

American airpower strategy in World War II : bombs, cities, civilians, and oil / Conrad C. Crane

Title:
Bombs, cities, civilians, and oil
Author:
Crane, Conrad C.  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 272 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2016
20th century
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Bombing, Aerial  Search this
Air power--History  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Moral and ethical aspects  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1104125

The Tuskegee Airmen chronology : a detailed timeline of the Red Tails and other black pilots of World War II / Daniel L. Haulman ; with a foreword by Charles E. McGee, Colonel (Ret.), 302nd Fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter Group

Author:
Haulman, Daniel L (Daniel Lee) 1949-  Search this
Subject:
United States Army Air Forces Fighter Squadron, 99th  Search this
United States Army Air Forces Fighter Group, 332nd  Search this
United States Army Air Forces African American troops  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 179 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Chronology
Chronologies
History
Place:
Europe
United States
Tuskegee Army Air Field (Ala.)
Date:
2017
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Participation, African American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
African American air pilots--History  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Regimental histories  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1104142

Air Apaches : the true story of the 345th Bomb Group and its low, fast, and deadly missions in World War II / Jay A. Stout

Author:
Stout, Jay A. 1959-  Search this
Subject:
United States Army Air Forces Bombardment Group (Medium), 345th  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 384 pages, 32 unnumbered pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Personal narratives, American
Personal narratives
Place:
Pacific Area
Date:
2019
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1104991

Lectures of the Air Corps Tactical School and American strategic bombing in World War II / edited and with commentary by Phil Haun

Editor:
Haun, Phil M.  Search this
Issuing body:
United States Army Air Corps Tactical School  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 297 pages : illustrations, tables ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2019
Topic:
Bombing, Aerial  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1104177

Setting the rising sun : Halsey's aviators strike Japan, summer 1945 / Kevin A. Mahoney

Title:
Halsey's carriers strike Japan, summer 1945
Author:
Mahoney, Kevin A.  Search this
Subject:
Halsey, William F (William Frederick) 1882-1959  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 325 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Japan
United States
Date:
2019
20th century
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Aircraft carriers--History  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1104683

Robert A. Lovett and the Development of American Air Power / David M. Jordan

Author:
Jordan, David M. 1935-  Search this
Subject:
Lovett, Robert A (Robert Abercrombie) 1895-1986  Search this
United States Department of Defense Officials and employees  Search this
United States Army Air Forces History  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 259 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Type:
Biography
History
Biographies
Place:
United States
Date:
2019
20th century
Topic:
Cabinet officers  Search this
Air power--History  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1104954

Reflections and remembrances : veterans of the United States Army Air Forces reminisce about World War II / edited by William T. Y'Blood, Jacob Neufeld, and Mary Lee Jefferson

Author:
Y'Blood, William T. 1937-  Search this
Neufeld, Jacob  Search this
Jefferson, Mary Lee  Search this
Air Force History and Museums Program (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
United States Army Air Forces History  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 73 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Personal narratives, American
Biography
History
Personal narratives
Place:
United States
Date:
2000
World War, 1939-1945
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Veterans  Search this
Veterans  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1096272

George Preddy : top Mustang ace / Joe Noah and Samuel L. Sox, Jr

Author:
Noah, Joseph W  Search this
Sox, Samuel L. 1933-  Search this
Noah, Joseph W Wings God gave my soul  Search this
Subject:
Preddy, George 1919-1944  Search this
United States Army Air Forces  Search this
Physical description:
192 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1991
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Fighter pilots  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1096153

Flying leathernecks in World War II, by Thomas E. Doll. Art work by W. M. Mullich

Author:
Doll, Thomas E  Search this
Subject:
United States Marine Corps  Search this
Physical description:
95 p. (chiefly illus., port.) 28 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Date:
1971
[1971]
Topic:
Airplanes, Military  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Call number:
TL685.3 .D66
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_8416

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