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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
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John A. Meyer World War II Diaries
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1995-0010
Additional Online Media:

United States Army Air Corps Newfoundland Films

Creator:
Meyer, John A.  Search this
Names:
United Service Organizations (U.S.)  Search this
United States. Army Air Forces  Search this
United States. Army Air Forces. North Atlantic Air Bases. Newfoundland, Canada  Search this
Meyer, John A.  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Cubic Feet ((3 films) (1 tape))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Motion pictures (visual works)
Date:
1942-1943
Scope and Contents:
John A. Meyer was an aerial photographer in the US Army Air Forces. He was stationed in Bangor, Maine and the North Atlantic Air Bases in Newfoundland, 1942-1943.
Biographical / Historical:
This collection consists of three films and corresponding videotape of footage shot by the donor at Bangor Maine and North Atlantic Air Bases in Newfoundland. The films include footage of base life, USO Shows, and the following aircraft: Douglas A-20, Boeing B-17, Douglas B-18, Consolidated B-24, Douglas C-54, Noorduyn C-64, Piper L-4, and Bell P-39. Most of the flying and aircraft scenes are in color, while the footage of the USO Show and troops at play are in black and white.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
John A. Meyer, Gift, unknown, 1991-0030, NASM
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
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Aerial photography  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American -- North Atlantic  Search this
Douglas A-20 Havoc Family  Search this
Douglas B-18 Family  Search this
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Family  Search this
Consolidated B-24 Family  Search this
Noorduyn Norseman Family  Search this
Piper L-4 Family  Search this
Douglas C-54 Skymaster Family  Search this
Bell P-39 Airacobra Family  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Identifier:
NASM.1991.0030
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1991-0030

"Stalking the U-boat" Research Collection

Topic:
Stalking the U-boat: USAAF Offensive Antisubmarine Operations in World War II (Monograph)
Creator:
Schoenfeld, Maxwell Philip, 1936-  Search this
Names:
United States. Army Air Forces  Search this
Schoenfeld, Maxwell Philip, 1936-  Search this
Extent:
9.81 Cubic Feet ((9 records center boxes))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Minutes
Reports
Correspondence
Date:
1940-1944
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of copies of formerly classified reports, minutes and correspondence gathered by Max Schoenfeld for his research. This collection also contains some secondary source material copied from books. There is no original material in this collection, only copies.
Biographical / Historical:
Max Schoenfeld was the author of the book entitled, Stalking the U-boat: USAAF Offensive Antisubmarine Operations in World War II. This book, published in 1995 by the Smithsonian Press as part of the Smithsonian History of Aviation series, recounts the story of the United States Army Air Forces' antisubmarine operations against German U-boats during the crisis of the Battle of the Atlantic in late 1942 and 1943.
General:
The book "Stalking the U-boat: USAAF Offensive Antisubmarine Operations in World War II" is available in the National Air and Space Museum Branch Library.
NASMrev
Provenance:
Larry Lynch, Gift, 2000, 2000-0062, unknown
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, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American -- North Atlantic  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Antisubmarine aircraft  Search this
Genre/Form:
Minutes
Reports
Correspondence
Identifier:
NASM.2000.0062
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2000-0062

Climate and weather for flight in naval operational zones

Author:
United States Navy Naval Air Technical Training Command  Search this
Former owner:
Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences (U.S.) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 203 p. illus., maps. 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1944
Topic:
Marine meteorology  Search this
Meteorology in aeronautics  Search this
Overwater flying  Search this
Airplanes--Piloting  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Call number:
QC994 .U57 1944X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_938132

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