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Saving life at sea / by Richard Roper

Author:
Roper, Richard  Search this
International Fisheries Exhibition ( (1883 : London, England)  Search this
Physical description:
22 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1883
Topic:
Lifesaving  Search this
Rescue work  Search this
Search and rescue operations  Search this
Drowning--Prevention  Search this
Call number:
VK1445 .R78 1883
VK1445.R78 1883
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_437737

William Rigby Jacobs (Arctic Search and Rescue Unit) Scrapbook

Creator:
Jacobs, William Rigby, 1906-1957  Search this
Names:
United States. Air Force -- Search and rescue operations -- Alaska.  Search this
United States. Air Force -- Search and rescue operations.  Search this
United States. Army Air Forces. Air Transport Command  Search this
Jacobs, William Rigby, 1906-1957  Search this
Extent:
0.27 Cubic feet (1 small flatbox, 1 VHS tape)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Correspondence
Photographs
Clippings
Place:
Arctic
Date:
1942-1945, 1998-1999, 2004
bulk 1942-1945
Summary:
This collection consists of one scrapbook and some additional materials relating to Dr. William R. Jacobs and his service in the Alaskan Air Transport Command (Arctic Search and Rescue Unit) during World War II.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of one scrapbook containing photographs, newspaper articles and correspondence relating to Dr. William R. Jacobs and his service in the Alaskan Air Transport Command (Arctic Search and Rescue Unit) during World War II. The collection also includes copies of letters from Jacobs to his family, 1943-1945; twelve black and white photographs; three issues of the North Star, newsletter for the Alaskan Division, Air Transport Command; miscellaneous magazine articles and correspondence; a report of a medical emergency at Fish Lake, YT, April 1945; and a VHS copy of "Paradocs," which was produced by Dr. Paul Little for the Air Force Television News.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged by type of material.
Biographical / Historical:
William Rigby Jacobs (1906-1957) was born in Ogden, Utah, and attended Weber College and Brigham Young University for his bachelor's degree and the University of Utah and Rush Medical College for his medical degree. In 1941, Jacobs moved with his family to Lewiston, Idaho, and established a general medical practice. He was commissioned with the Air Force in August of 1942, serving as a flight surgeon with the Alaskan Division of the Air Transport Command, in charge of an Arctic Search and Rescue Unit for northern Canada and Alaska. Jacobs served as a medic who parachuted into Arctic rescue situations with sled dogs, and he was awarded the Silver Star for his effort to render aid to a fighter pilot who had parachuted from his disabled aircraft. Jacobs was promoted to captain before being honorably discharged in 1945. Dr. Jacobs died of a heart attack while caring for his Appaloosa horses, which he bred as a hobby.
Provenance:
Pauline Jacobs, Mary Heuskinkveld, Gift, 2003, additional material sent by Henry Heuskinkveld in 2003 and 2004, NASM.2003.0050.
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  Search this
Aviation medicine  Search this
Arctic medicine  Search this
Rescue work  Search this
Rescue dogs  Search this
Rescues -- Medals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Correspondence
Photographs
Clippings
Citation:
William Rigby Jacobs (Arctic Search and Rescue Unit) Scrapbook, NASM.2003.0050, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2003.0050
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William Rigby Jacobs (Arctic Search and Rescue Unit) Scrapbook
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2003-0050
Online Media:

Climate Change Committees /Speeches [including a few by RIde]

Collection Creator:
Ride, Sally, 1951-2012  Search this
Container:
Box 39, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Sally K. Ride Papers, Acc. 2014-0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Sally K. Ride Papers
Sally K. Ride Papers / Series 6: Space and Stem Education Advocacy / 6.2: STEM Advocacy, Committees and Conferences
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2014-0025-ref536
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On a steel horse I ride : a history of the MH-53 Pave Low helicopters in war and peace / Darrel D. Whitcomb

Author:
Whitcomb, Darrel D. 1947-  Search this
Subject:
United States Air Force Search and rescue operations History  Search this
United States Air Force History  Search this
Physical description:
xxxi, 738 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Date:
2012
Topic:
Sikorsky H-53 (Military transport helicopter)--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1107742

Indianapolis : the true story of the worst sea disaster in U.S. naval history and the fifty-year fight to exonerate an innocent man / Lynn Vincent and Sara Vladic

Title:
True story of the worst sea disaster in U.S. naval history and the fifty-year fight to exonerate an innocent man
True story of the worst sea disaster in United States naval history and the 50-year fight to exonerate an innocent man
Author:
Vincent, Lynn  Search this
Vladic, Sara  Search this
Subject:
McVay, Charles Butler III 1898-1968 Trials, litigation, etc  Search this
Indianapolis (Cruiser) History  Search this
United States Navy Search and rescue operations  Search this
Physical description:
578 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Pacific Ocean
Date:
2018
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Search and rescue operations  Search this
Shipwrecks  Search this
Courts-martial and courts of inquiry  Search this
Judicial error  Search this
Vindication  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1096996

This Robot Is Soft and Squishy Inside and Out—No Wires or Batteries Necessary

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:56:05 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_392fdcfc53a5f7af69f0a35e6d19806b

The First Delivery Drone in the United States Lands a Spot at the Smithsonian

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 02 May 2016 17:20:00 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_61596b0ff26d2f2576705307a8ba2493

Finding Amelia : the true story of the Earhart disappearance / Ric Gillespie

Author:
Gillespie, Ric 1947-  Search this
International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery  Search this
Subject:
Earhart, Amelia 1897-1937  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 276 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm. + 1 DVD (4 3/4 in.)
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Pacific Area
Date:
2006
C2006
Topic:
Women air pilots  Search this
Search and rescue operations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_806706

Survival training edition

Author:
United States Department of the Air Force  Search this
Physical description:
373 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1956
[1956?]
Topic:
Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc  Search this
Search and rescue operations  Search this
Call number:
TL533.7 .U51 1956
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_806807

Wings of the eagle : a Kingsmen's story / W.T. Grant

Author:
Grant, W. T  Search this
Subject:
Grant, W. T  Search this
United States Army Assault Helicopter Company, 17th History  Search this
Physical description:
340 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 18 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1994
Topic:
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Search and rescue operations  Search this
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Regimental histories  Search this
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American  Search this
Helicopter pilots  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_830934

The airmen and the headhunters : a true story of lost soldiers, heroic tribesmen and the unlikeliest rescue of World War II / Judith M. Heimann

Author:
Heimann, Judith M  Search this
Subject:
United States Army Air Forces Bomb Group, 5th Squadron, 23rd History  Search this
Physical description:
289 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Borneo
United States
Date:
2007
C2007
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Search and rescue operations  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Airmen  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_835660

Cheating death : combat air rescues in Vietnam and Laos / George J. Marrett

Author:
Marrett, George J  Search this
Subject:
Marrett, George J  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 225 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Type:
Personal narratives, American
Place:
Vietnam
Laos
Date:
2003
C2003
Topic:
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Search and rescue operations  Search this
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Search and rescue operations  Search this
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975  Search this
Call number:
DS559.8.S4 M37 2003
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_701096

Mayday! mayday! : aircraft crashes in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, 1920-2000 / Jeff Wadley, Dwight McCarter

Author:
Wadley, Jeff 1964-  Search this
McCarter, Dwight 1945-  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 212 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.)
Date:
2002
C2002
Topic:
Search and rescue operations--History  Search this
Aircraft accidents--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_705009

Adak : the rescue of Alfa Foxtrot 586 / Andrew C.A. Jampoler

Author:
Jampoler, Andrew C. A. 1942-  Search this
Physical description:
218 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Alaska
Aleutian Islands Region
Aleutian Island Region
United States
Date:
2003
C2003
Topic:
Aircraft accidents  Search this
Search and rescue operations  Search this
Aeronautics, Military--Accidents  Search this
Aircraft accidents--Investigation  Search this
Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_717708

Operation Air Bridge : Serbian Chetniks and the Rescued American Airmen in World War II / Miodrag D. Pesic ; [translation Svetlana Gacesa]

Author:
Pešić, Miodrag D. 1925-  Search this
Physical description:
290 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Personal narratives
Biography
Place:
Yugoslavia
Date:
2002
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Search and rescue operations  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Air pilots, Military  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_743049

Stephen Biesty's incredible pop-up cross-sections

Author:
Biesty, Stephen  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 36 cm
Type:
Juvenile literature
Specimens
Date:
1995
Topic:
Fire engines  Search this
Fire extinction  Search this
Helicopters  Search this
Helicopters in search and rescue operations  Search this
Space shuttles  Search this
Space flight  Search this
Toy and movable books  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_746765

Rescue from the skies : the story of the airborne lifeboats / Stephen Brewster Daniels

Author:
Daniels, Stephen Brewster 1917-  Search this
Subject:
Great Britain Royal Air Force Air/Sea Rescue Service  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 242 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims., map, plans, ports. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1994
1994, c1993
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Search and rescue operations  Search this
Call number:
D810.S45 G7 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_604027

Pararescue / Michael Hirsh

Author:
Hirsh, Michael  Search this
Subject:
New York (State) National Guard 106th Rescue Wing  Search this
Salvador Allende (Ship)  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, [16] p. of plates, 330 p. : ill., maps, plans, ports. ; 17 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2001
Topic:
Search and rescue operations  Search this
Helicopters in search and rescue operations  Search this
Shipwrecks  Search this
Call number:
TL553.9 .H57 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_611671

The rescue season : the heroic story of parajumpers on the edge of the world / Bob Drury

Author:
Drury, Bob  Search this
Subject:
Alaska Air National Guard Rescue Squadron, 210th History  Search this
United States Air Force Search and rescue operations  Search this
United States Air Force Parachute troops  Search this
Physical description:
238 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Alaska
United States
Date:
2001
C2001
Topic:
Special forces (Military science)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_612204

Ship of miracles : 14,000 lives and one miraculous voyage / Bill Gilbert ; foreword by Alexander M. Haig Jr

Author:
Gilbert, Bill 1931-  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 205 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Korea (North)
Hŭngnam-si
United States
Date:
2000
C2000
Topic:
Korean War, 1950-1953--Search and rescue operations  Search this
Korean War, 1950-1953--Evacuation of civilians  Search this
Korean War, 1950-1953--Naval operations, American  Search this
Merchant marine--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_615896

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