Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
Still images pertaining to Delbert Hunt, a Milton, Wisconsin, resident who served in the 3rd Brigade, 187th Regiment, 101st Airborne Division during the Vietnam War. The collection includes black and white and color photographs, as well as color slides. Photographs depict scenes of Vietnam include landscape photographs, civilians farming and an unidentified Vietnamese town. Also included are photographs of Hunt, both alone and with fellow soldiers. Included are images of soldiers engaging in a variety of activities. Several images show soldiers at a field camp, in tents and on patrol. Also included are soldiers in the barracks of the permanent camp of the 187th Regiment. Of particular interest are various soldiers unloading and cleaning helicopter, as well as playing basketball and baseball. The color slides feature the similar images depicted in the photographs. Black-and-white images are instant photographs
Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
Papers, photographs and sound recordings pertaining to the service of Rodney Williams, a Delafield, Wisconsin, resident who served in the 17th Aero Squadron during World War I. The collection consists of manuscripts and photographs from his time in flight school and as a pilot during the war, as well as memoirs and audio recordings created by Williams after the war. Papers from his service include pilot's flight log, detailing each of his flights from 1917 to 1918, including airplanes he shot down. Williams kept several items inside the front cover of his flight log, all of which are included in the collection. Most of these papers are military orders; a few of them are short notes or newspaper clippings. Along with his piloting materials are several notebooks Williams kept during his time at flight school in Canada, that includes notes on how planes work, the mechanics of different airplanes, the functions of airplane parts and how to troubleshoot malfunctioning parts. Correspondence ... Read More
Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
Color slides and assorted manuscripts pertaining to Paul G. Dunwiddie, a Janesville, Wisconsin, resident who served with the 7th Battalion, 11th Field Artillery stationed at Tay Ninh during the Vietnam War. The majority of the collection is color slides taken by Dunwiddie while serving during the war. The slides are organized according to their original arrangement in two different slide carousels. Included are images of helicopters, the base at Tay Ninh, some scenery, local residents, fellow soldiers, and Dunwiddie. The slides from carousel A pertain mainly to the base at Tay Ninh, and generally depict everyday activities, images of the mascot dog for his unit, and the perimeter at night. Carousel B features landscapes and some soldiers in the field, along with images from his rest and relaxation in Sidney, Australia. Also included are slides of Dunwiddie with his family prior to leaving for Vietnam, his graduation from school in 1966, and a few slides from his return home after his ... Read More
University of South Carolina
Personal correspondence, clippings, photos, and other papers, relating to Newton's interest in local, state, and national politics; correspondents include senators Edgar A. Brown and Burnet R. Maybank
Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
Personal account of Gordon Fisher, a former resident of Waukesha, Wisconsin who served as a pilot with the 321st Transport Squadron, 21st Air Transport Group of the Army Air Forces during World War II. Fisher served as a career Air Force officer, eventually retiring as a lieutenant colonel. The typed account describes his training in flight school, arriving in England, flying different types of aircraft, and returning home after the war. Fisher talks about how one mistake could cost you your life while flying, and goes into considerable detail about the various airplanes he flew during the war. He also describes his fellow airmen and copilots with some detail, and discusses those who were killed in action or died from accidents. Also included with the account is a copy of a document that lists what aircraft he was certified to fly while in the war
Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives
Correspondence and photocopies of articles written by Hassett, a newspaper editor and former World War II combat veteran who was recalled to duty by the Air Force during the Korean War. The articles, which date August 1951 to February 1953, are about his experiences as a navigator flying B-29's based in Okinawa, and were published in the Dunn County (Wis.) News. They are accompanied by commentary and an index compiled by Hassett in 1992 as well as a printed journal of his experiences compiled in 1997. Hassett later served as executive secretary to Wis. governor Warren Knowles (1965-1970), and the collection also includes a scrapbook diary he kept during that period (Mar. 1965-March 1969) which contains schedules, correspondence, briefing reports, and internal memos. Also included are typed transcriptions of his World War II correspondence written while he served as a navigator on military transport planes in Burma, China, and India during 1945
Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives
Correspondence, diaries, and miscellaneous papers of a Red Cross, Army, and later public health nurse from Eagle, Wisconsin. Most of the correspondence deals with her nursing career with the Red Cross in Kiev, Russia, in 1915, and with American military hospitals in Vittel and Compeigne, France, 1917-1919. Two diaries cover her return trip from Russia via the Trans-Siberia Railway in the fall of 1915 and her service in France beginning with her voyage to Le Havre from New York in October, 1917, and ending in September, 1918. The diary includes a first-hand account of a Zeppelin alert at Le Havre. Also present are examination papers from the Illinois Training School for Nurses, 1911-1912; a Nurse's Case Record, 1913-1914; two humor booklets from World War I; and passports and travel documents
Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives
Papers of the first Polish-American aviator and the first licensed pilot in Wisconsin, a stunt flyer whose career spanned from 1912-1919, and was grounded by deteriorating eyesight. Includes correspondence and contracts with the Curtiss Exhibition Company, for whom Kaminski worked, concerning exhibition flights; and broadsides, newsclippings, and numerous photographs and newsclippings documenting his flights. The photographs are mostly of Kaminski and his Curtiss Model D pusher aircraft "Sweetheart," taken between 1912-1914 at public exhibitions or flight training schools
Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives
Typewritten history of his squadron, July 23, 1944-October 12, 1945, by Creeron, radio operator with the Fifth Air Force, Fifth Fighter Command, Thirty-third Fighter Control Squadron, 5279th Airborne Fighter Control Center (P), in World War II
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Letters to Du Berrier's sister Helen Spielman, Mandan, N.D., notes, drawings, scrapbooks, clippings, family history, postcards, telegrams, ephemera, publications, and copies of his monthly newsletter, Du Berrier Reports, relating to international diplomatic and political topics. Subjects focus on Du Berrier's career, recording his activities during the Italo-Ethiopian War, Spanish Civil War, as pilot for the Chinese government during World War II, Vietnamese Conflict, and as diplomat in China, Southeast Asia, and Korea

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