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Two black and white photos, the first of Sgt. J.W. Bankhead and the second of Sgt. Gordon F. Bavor, at the Navigator's Station/Radio bank in a B-24. Between both men are an of array of hydraulic lines and navigational equipment.

Three black and white photos of Mt. Fuji from the starboard over-wing window of a B-24. Mt. Fuji was a common navigational marker for American fliers over Japan. Photos of the mountain were also an important symbol of American aerial supremacy over…

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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…

A hand-written flight log containing accounts of 57 missions, as well as recorded flight time for training and transportation flights.In addition to listing the date, target, flight time, aircraft nickname, and base of origin, S.Sgt. Kehr includes…

A four-page typed letter from S.Sgt. Wade Kehr to "Marg + Jim." The letter was written from "Somewhere in the Phillipines."

S.Sgt. Kehr reports that he just returned from almost five week of leave--including three days in Brisbane and 24 days in…

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

S.Sgt. Kehr reports that he is "on the first list going home." He was asked whether he would like to go…

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 three-page typed letter from S.Sgt. Wade Kehr to "Marg + Jim." The letter was most likely written at the American camp at Nadzab, New Guinea.

S.Sgt. Kehr opens by discussing his recent furlough in Sydney, which was his second in just over seven…

A one-page typed letter from S.Sgt. Wade Kehr to "Marg + Jim." The letter was most likely written at the American camp at Nadzab, New Guinea.

S.Sgt. Kehr opens by discussing those at home that have written to him and quickly transitions to the…

A five-page typed letter from S.Sgt. Wade Kehr to "Marg + Jim." The letter was most likely written at the American camp at Nadzab, New Guinea.

S.Sgt. Kehr tells his family that the officers of his normal crew have been missing for two weeks. He…