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Terror flyers the lynching of American airmen in Nazi Germany Kevin T. Hall

Author:
Hall, Kevin T  Search this
Subject:
United States Army Air Forces Airmen  Search this
Physical description:
xxi, 370 pages illustrations, charts, maps 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Germany
Allemagne
Date:
2021
20th century
20e siècle
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons, German  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Atrocities  Search this
Lynching--History  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns  Search this
Civilians in war  Search this
Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945--Prisonniers et prisons des Allemands  Search this
Lynchage--Histoire  Search this
Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945--Campagnes et batailles  Search this
Guerre--Participation des civils  Search this
Military operations, Aerial--American  Search this
Armed Forces--Airmen  Search this
Atrocities  Search this
Lynching  Search this
Military campaigns  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1154970

Sea Air Operations Gallery Collection

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics  Search this
Names:
Enterprise (Aircraft carrier : CV-6)  Search this
Midway (Aircraft carrier : CV-41)  Search this
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics  Search this
Extent:
2.93 Cubic feet ((6 legal document boxes) (1 slim document box))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives
Photographs
Place:
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945
Date:
[ca. 1940s, 1980s]
Scope and Contents:
Series I of this collection consists of the following: seven folders containing almost 200 photographs and negatives on display in the exhibit, four series of slides (two detailing the U.S.S. Midway used for background research, one detailing documents and photos of the Philippine Sea battle, and of the finished museum exhibit) and the exhibit script. Series II is a collection of images that were collected for the Sea Air Operations Gallery but were not used in the exhibit itself. It consists of 17 folders of photographs and negatives dealing with the following subjects: Pearl Harbor, Pacific battleship battles of 1942-1945, US and Japanese commanders, aircraft carriers, aces, the USS Enterprise, Guadalcanal, USMC air operations, Grumman workers, Manila atrocities, miscellaneous aircraft and miscellaneous photos. In Series I, 33 of the photograph negatives have no corresponding prints in the folders but are on display downstairs. Seven of the photos of a more graphic nature have no accompanying print nor are they on display. Series III consists of research material gathered in support of the Sea Air Operation Gallery. Series IV consists of slide images taken by Lt. William G. Lotz, USN, aboard the USS Midway circa 1989-1990. Series III and IV were merged with the exiting collection in 1998.
Biographical / Historical:
The National Air and Space Museum's Sea Air Operations Gallery details the operations of carriers and their aircraft, both of the World War II era and the present day. Featured are panels focusing on carrier-verses-carrier battles fought by the U.S. and Japanese navies during World War II: the Battle of the Coral Sea, the Battle of Midway, the Battle of the Eastern Solomons, the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, the Battle of the Philippine Sea, and the Battle for Leyte Gulf. The exhibit also highlights other Pacific missions, from Pearl Harbor, through Midway, to the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
NASM generated, transfer, 1995, 1995-0040, 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:
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities  Search this
Midway, Battle of, 1942  Search this
Coral Sea, Battle of the, 1942  Search this
Philippine Sea, Battles of the, 1944  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Hiroshima  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Aircraft carriers  Search this
Naval aviation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Negatives
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.1995.0040
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2ff2a6f50-7c15-4707-b8fa-5bc0fad13f14
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1995-0040
Online Media:

Final flights : dramatic wartime incidents revealed by aviation archaeology / Ian McLachlan ; foreword by Len Deighton

Author:
McLachlan, Ian 1947-  Search this
Deighton, Len 1929-  Search this
Physical description:
256 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1989
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, British  Search this
Fighter pilots  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1021793

Night of the intruders : first-hand accounts chronicling the slaughter of homeward bound USAAF mission 311 / Ian McLachlan

Author:
McLachlan, Ian 1947-  Search this
Subject:
United States Army Air Forces  Search this
Physical description:
232 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1994
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Call number:
D790 .M16 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_466022

USAAF fighter stories : dramatic accounts of American fighter pilots in training and combat over Europe in World War 2 / Ian McLachlan

Title:
Fighter stories
Author:
McLachlan, Ian 1947-  Search this
Physical description:
192 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Personal narratives
Date:
1997
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_547347

Eighth Air Force bomber stories : eye-witness accounts from American airmen and British civilians of the perils of war / Ian McLachlan & Russell J. Zorn

Author:
McLachlan, Ian 1947-  Search this
Zorn, Russell J  Search this
Subject:
United States Army Air Forces Air Force, 8th  Search this
Physical description:
224 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1991
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations  Search this
Call number:
D790 .M35 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_610981

Edward J. Steichen World War II Navy Photographs Collection

Creator:
Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973  Search this
Names:
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces  Search this
United States. Navy  Search this
United States. Navy -- Aviation  Search this
United States. Navy. Naval Photographic Institute  Search this
Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973  Search this
Extent:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1941-1945
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 442 copy photographs including color dye coupler photo transparencies and silver gelatin photo-negatives which document U.S. Navy aircraft and aviation activities during World War II. They include aerial combat, aircraft carrier landings and takeoffs, bombings, explosions, flights, and signal exchanges. Aircraft shown include a Curtiss SB2C Helldiver, Douglas SBD Dauntless, and Grumman F6F Hellcat. There are photographs of aircraft carriers including details of bridges and flight decks, as well as images of ships in dry dock, a task force, and one image of Pearl Harbor in 1944.
Biographical / Historical:
Edward J. Steichen (1879-1973) was a prominent photographer during both World War I and World War II. During World War I he commanded the photographic division of the U.S. Army Expeditionary Forces, where he learned aerial photography. During World War II Steichen served as director of the U.S. Naval Photographic Institute, overseeing all combat photography, and organized the 'Road to Victory' and 'Power in the Pacific' exhibits at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA). From 1947 to 1962 he directed MOMA's Department of Photography.
General:
The original negatives to this collection are housed at the National Archives.
NASMrev
Provenance:
No donor information, Unknown, unknown, XXXX-0553, 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:
Air warfare  Search this
Aircraft carriers  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Aerial photography  Search this
Curtiss SB2C Helldiver Family  Search this
Douglas SBD Dauntless Family  Search this
Grumman F6F Hellcat Family  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0553
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg297c08397-b44c-458a-b91f-238682514dbf
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0553

Captured German Aircraft Photographs (Eisen)

Creator:
Eisen, Irving  Search this
Names:
Heinkel (Aircraft manufacturer)  Search this
Junkers (Junkers Flugzeug Werke AG)  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
bulk 1940s
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 67 black and white captured German photographs from a variety of sources that Eisen removed from the Air Document Research Center, as they were going to be discarded. The photographs include shots of World War II German aircraft from the following German companies: Dornier; Junkers; Heinkel; and Lippisch. There are also 14 snapshots taken by Eisen of captured German aircraft at Wright-Patterson AFB, a German code book issued to him for his translation work in England, and a Lockheed brochure.
Biographical / Historical:
Irving Eisen was in the U.S. Navy during World War II and because of his command of German, he was stationed at the Air Document Research Center in London, England where he worked on translations for captured German documents and photographs. After the war, he worked at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base where captured German aircraft were held.
Provenance:
Donor Firstname Lastname, Gift, Year received
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  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Captured German Aircraft Photographs (Eisen), Accession 2006-0038, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2006.0038
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg24259ca99-399e-4dab-9358-aedfd5464250
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2006-0038
Online Media:

Aviator uniforms and equipment of IJN

Subject:
Japan Kaigun Kōkūtai  Search this
Japan Kaigun Uniforms  Search this
Physical description:
132 pages illustrations (some color), maps (some folded) 30 cm
Type:
Books
Pictorial works
Place:
Japan
Japon
Date:
2004
Topic:
Airplanes, Military  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, Japanese  Search this
Avions militaires  Search this
Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945--Opérations aériennes japonaises  Search this
Uniforms  Search this
Military operations, Aerial--Japanese  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1093844

A6M Zero-Sen P. Marchand ; dessins originaux de J. Takamori ; profiles et dessins techniques de J. Takamori and P. Marchand ; traductions, T. Tamura

Author:
Marchand, Patrick  Search this
Author:
Takamori, Junko  Search this
Physical description:
48 pages illustrations (certaines en coul.) 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Japan
Date:
2000
Topic:
Mitsubishi A6M (Fighter plane)  Search this
Fighter planes  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, Japanese  Search this
Mitsubishi A6M (Avion de chasse)  Search this
Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945--Opérations aériennes japonaises  Search this
Military operations, Aerial--Japanese  Search this
Call number:
TL685.M7 M26 2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1096106

Lightning over Bougainville : the Yamamoto mission reconsidered / R. Cargill Hall, editor

Author:
Hall, R. Cargill  Search this
Subject:
Yamamoto, Isoroku 1884-1943 Death and burial  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 220 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
Papua New Guinea
Bougainville Island
Bougainville Island (Papua New Guinea)
Date:
1991
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
D790.L49 1991X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_406244

Called to command : a World War II fighter ace's adventurous journey / Gerald W. Johnson ; with John C. McClure and Charlotte S. McClure

Author:
Johnson, Gerald W  Search this
Subject:
Johnson, Gerald W  Search this
Physical description:
240 p. ; ill, ; 24 cm
Type:
Personal narratives
Date:
1996
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Call number:
D790 .J56 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_514006

Wings of gold

Author:
Robinson, F. Willard  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 343 pages illustrations, maps, portraits 24 cm
Type:
Personal narratives, American
Biography
Biographies
Personal narratives
Place:
United States
Date:
2009
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations  Search this
Fighter pilots  Search this
Military operations, Aerial  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1113505

Operation Vengeance the astonishing aerial ambush that changed World War II Dan Hampton

Author:
Hampton, Dan  Search this
Subject:
Yamamoto, Isoroku 1884-1943 Assassination  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 430 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates illustrations, maps 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Solomon Islands
United States
Date:
2020
Topic:
Operation Vengeance, 1943  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Assassination  Search this
Military campaigns  Search this
Military operations, Aerial--American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1153441

Spitfire a very British love story John Nichol

Author:
Nichol, John 1963-  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 434 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates illustrations (some color) 25 cm
Type:
Books
History
Date:
2018
Topic:
Spitfire (Fighter plane)--History  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, British  Search this
Military operations, Aerial--British  Search this
Spitfire (Fighter plane)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1114209

The great Navy birds of Lake Michigan the true story of the privateers of Lake Michigan and the aircraft they rescued Taras C. Lyssenko

Author:
Lyssenko, Taras C  Search this
Subject:
United States Navy Aviation History  Search this
United States Navy History  Search this
Physical description:
160 pages illustrations, chiefly color 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
United States
Michigan, Lake
États-Unis
Michigan, Lac
Lake Michigan
Date:
2019
World War, 1939-1945
20th century
20e siècle
Topic:
Airplanes, Military--Accidents--History  Search this
Fighter planes  Search this
Air pilots, Military--Training of--History  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations  Search this
Aircraft accidents  Search this
Avions militaires--Accidents--Histoire  Search this
Pilotes d'aéronef militaires--Formation--Histoire  Search this
Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945--Opérations aériennes  Search this
Aéronautique--Accidents  Search this
Air pilots, Military--Training of  Search this
Airplanes, Military--Accidents  Search this
Armed Forces--Aviation  Search this
Military operations, Aerial  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1113818

How effective is strategic bombing? lessons learned from World War II to Kosovo Gian P. Gentile

Author:
Gentile, Gian P  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 275 pages 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
États-Unis
Kosovo (Republic)
Serbia
USA
Date:
2001
Topic:
Bombing, Aerial  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Kosovo War, 1998-1999--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Warfare and Defence  Search this
Military operations, Aerial--American  Search this
Luftangriff  Search this
Strategie  Search this
Luftkrieg  Search this
Kosovo War, 1998-1999  Search this
Bombardement aérien  Search this
Guerre mondiale (1939-1945)--Opérations aériennes américaines  Search this
Guerre du Kosovo (1998-1999)--Opérations aériennes américaines  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_612369

Allied aircraft versus Axis aircraft, by Geoffrey D. M. Block

Author:
Block, Geoffrey D. M. 1914-  Search this
Physical description:
133 p. illus., map (on lining papers) 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1970
1945
[1970?]
Topic:
Airplanes, Military--History  Search this
Aeronautics, Military--History  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations  Search this
Call number:
TL685.3 .B651 1970
TL685.3.B651 1970
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_6011

Bloody shambles Christopher Shores and Brian Cull with Yasuho Izawa

Title:
Drift to war to the fall of Singapore
From the defence of Sumatra to the fall of Burma
Air war for Burma
Author:
Shores, Christopher F  Search this
Author:
Cull, Brian  Search this
Izawa, Yasuho 1943-  Search this
Physical description:
3 volumes illustrations, maps 24 cm
Type:
Texts
Military history
Place:
Philippines
Burma
Malay Peninsula
Indonesia
Southeast Asia
Birmanie
Malacca, Presqu'île de
Indonésie
Asie du Sud-Est
Asia
Date:
1992
2005
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, Japanese  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, British  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, Dutch  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns  Search this
Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945--Opérations aériennes japonaises  Search this
Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945--Opérations aériennes britanniques  Search this
Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945--Campagnes et batailles  Search this
Military campaigns  Search this
Military operations, Aerial--American  Search this
Military operations, Aerial--British  Search this
Military operations, Aerial--Dutch  Search this
Military operations, Aerial--Japanese  Search this
History, Military  Search this
Histoire militaire  Search this
Call number:
D785 .S55 1992
D785.S55 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_440543

The Lockheed P-38 Lightning : "it goes like hell" -- Kelsey / by Warren M. Bodie

Author:
Bodie, Warren M. 1923-  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 258 p. : ill., (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1991
Topic:
Lightning (Fighter planes)  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Call number:
UG1242.F5 B66 1991
UG1242.F5B66 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_417966

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