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Hand-written flight log containing accounts of 39 out of 41 missions (missions 5 and 6 are missing).

In addition to listing the date, target, flight time, and base of origin, Lt. Houglum describes "Bomb Results," as well as any anti-aircraft fire…

Hand-written, post-war account of the daily actions Sgt. Gordon F. Bavor. Both official and recreational actions are described, focusing mostly on locations, flights, and training instead of people.

Hand-written flight log containing entries for 43 missions.
Entries list flight dates, aircraft serial numbers, flight time, target location and bombing result, and where applicable, extra points earned.

Also contains anecdotal account of several…

55 pages of the personal diary of T. Sgt. John E. Taylor. Contains extended descriptions of camp life, training, friends and comrades, and military actions, including missions on which fellow servicemen were killed or reported missing. Several…

A hand-written list of notable officers T.Sgt. Taylor encountered during his time with the 43rd Bomb Group. In addition the crewmen with whom T.Sgt. Taylor flew and their dates of death in the theatre, higher ranking officers such as Lt. Colonel…

A detailed listing of every mission flown by T.Sgt. Taylor. The entries include flight time, target, date, and in some cases, the aircraft in which the mission was flown.

A listing of young women 2nd Lt. Cason met and corresponded with while in the US Army Air Corps. The entries including a brief description of the women as well as the circumstances of their meeting. In most cases, the last names and addresses are…

A detailed listing of every mission flown by 2nd Lt. Cason. The entries include flight time, target, date, number of bombs dropped, and in many cases, notes about the effectiveness of the mission.

A detailed listing of 2nd Lt. Cason's closest friend in the 43rd Bomb Group including his crew. The listings contain short biographies and descriptions of each serviceman, their crew position, and home town. This section also includes notes added by…

A personal record of Sgt. James Rodella's flight history, include dates, aircraft flown, time, and personal remarks about the mission. This record also contains a list of aircraft and corresponding serial numbers.