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An unedited transcription of the log of T.Sgt. Frank D. Brumm, along with approximately a dozen primary source document including photos, telegrams, newspapers, maps, and official government documents.

T.Sgt. Brumm was on the B-24 "42-47483" with…

An approximately 230-page biography of 1st Lt. Ervin N. Miskin. The manuscript is broken in three parts. Ervin N. Miskin, Pilot, is a narrative biography of the 1st Lt. Miskin's life, the majority of which addresses his time in the military. The…

A six-page typed letter from S.Sgt. Wade Kehr to "Marg + Jim." The letter was written at the American camp at Owi Island, NEI.

S.Sgt. Kehr opens by discussing the "really swell" location of the camp at Owi Island. He mentions the belly tank sail…

A six-page handwritten letter from S.Sgt. Wade Kehr to "Mother + Dad." The letter was written in several separate sitings, most likely written at the American camp at Nadzab, New Guinea.

S.Sgt. Kehr opens by discussing the oppressive heat and the…

One black and white photo of "Jeep" Schaeffer taken outside his residential tent. The photo clearly shows the elevated flooring, which was needed because of the sandy location.

One black and white photo of Greiner in front of an unidentified tent.

The hand-written caption on the back notes that Greiner was a flight engineer from Michigan.

One black and white photo of a least one dozen native huts in New Guinea. The huts are elevated on large posts and have a platform outside the front entrance. A group of natives are visible standing on one such platform.

One black and white photo of Jim Prather and Ed Driscoll sitting on the steps of their hut. Driscoll is wearing a pair of Aussie flying boots.

One black and white photo of S.Sgt. Wade Kehr and several of his crew mates after returning to the American airfield at Nadzab, New Guinea from a mission.

One black and white camp of S.Sgt Wade Kehr in front of a residential tents at an unidentified American camp.