Personal Stories and Biographies
The creativity of Armorer Joseph E. Pumphrey, provided by his son Joseph Pumphrey II
WWII anecdotes of pilot Edwin L. Plank, provided by his family
Newspaper articles about armorer Henry O. Tomlin, provided by his daughter Jeanette Tomlin
The life after the war for Armorer Harold F. Fogg, from his son Gordon Fogg.
Newspaper articles about pilot William B. Marshall, KIA on 18 December 1943, from the Marshall family
A chance meeting of Crew Chief Harold E. Stevens with his brother in Italy, provided by his niece Carol McCullough.
A tribute to the life and legacy of pilot William C. Glasgow by his first cousin (once removed), Andrew Glasgow.
The last letters to and from the parents and a friend of pilot John R. Anderson, MIA on 21 April 1943,
provided by his nieces Molly Anderson and Jane Anderson Jones.
“Uncle Jim’s Life,” by Chuck Dennis, about his uncle, Crew Chief James E. Dennis.
The life and military service of Crew Chief Lyle E. Mason, provided by his son Gordon Mason.
A letter from pilot Melvin Keith Davis, MIA on 21 March 1943, and newspaper articles about him from the collection of his sister, Evelyn Davis, and provided by his nieces and nephew.
Reminisces of Armorer Charles W. Sinclair, from his niece Adrienne Flagg.
A letter for his grandson’s school assignment by Crew Chief Montie L. Whittenberg, provided by his son Ron Whittenberg.
The life story of Frederick T. Brox, Ordnance Section, from his son Fred Brox.
The life story of Crew Chief Ralph C. Cox, from his son Ralph Cox Jr.
A synopsis of the military service of pilot Donald I. Lawless, provided by him.
An autobiography by pilot Powell A. Scheumack.
A biography of Stanley J. Sum, Engineering Section, from his daughter Mariann LoSasso.
Memories of Edgar G. Babineau, Transportation Section, by his niece Diane M. Dell’Omo.
Reminisces of Crew Chief Truman O. Wallace, by his niece Dawna Stone
Personal memories and the artwork of mechanic Al (Aaron) H. Kramsky, provided by his son Paul Kramsky
A 2014 article on pilot Charles “Don” Munroe by M.K. Thomas from the Tioga County Courier.
Armorer Elven “Al” G. Hubbard’s life and family after the war, from the Hubbard family
“Eltzwar:” Pilot Merlin S. Eltzroth’s autobiography chronicling his adventures with the 79th FG, edited by the Eltzroth family.
The life story of sheet metal worker Tilford “Tip” H. Weaver, from his daughters Laurien Weaver Monaghen and Martha Weaver Dickey
The life of pilot Stewart H. Spencer, by his son Paul Spencer
The life story of pilot Thomas E. Cox, from the Cox family
A Johnson City Press article on pilot William L. Ryburn, provided by Corey Spann
War Department letters and telegrams about pilot Irvin C. Hoerr, MIA on 20 February 1945, provided by his family
Newspaper articles about pilot Roy Larson, provided by his family
The life of pilot George St. Maur Maxwell, from “Soninlaw71-usmilitaryfrom.”
A tribute to the life of pilot Romie R. Royse, from the Royse family
Newspaper articles about pilot James F. Hannon (KIA), via Eva Hopkins
“A Farm Boy goes to War,” by Reid P. Nelson, Gas Bowser Operator, provided by his daughter Maureene Nelson Plotner.
An interview of Crew Chief Matthew J. Killewald for his granddaughter’s school assignment, provided by his son Brian Killewald.
The adventures of pilot Robert H. Allard following his bailout over China in July, 1945, while later flying with the 1st FS of the 413th FG, provided by his son Forrest Allard.
Mechanic Henry Nivins’ Soldier’s Medal award, provided by his daughters Julie Kelly and Janice Large
Pilot Saverio P. Martino’s Certificate for Valor and newspaper articles, provided by the Martino Family
A tribute to the life of armorer Charles W. Ford, provided by the Ford Family
A tribute to pilot Donald W. (Bud) Guilfoyle by the Rhode Island Aviation Hall of Fame.
A biography of painter Everly (Ev) J. McGath, from his daughter Joni Coniglio
A tribute to the life of line chief Lloyd T. “Sie” Good, provided by his daughter Laurie Olds
A tribute to the life of electrical specialist Rocco Soranno, by his daughter Marlene Iaciofano
A veteran’s tribute to pilot George E. Huntsberger, by his great grandson Bryce Simpson
“The chapters of pilot Henry Kent’s life: from flyboy to cartoonist to educator…and more,”
by Steven Mayer of the Bakersfield Californian, and the Kent family
A biography of Parachute Rigger Edgar “Ed” T. Boone, from his family.
John “Jack” H. Kauffman article for Vol. 2 No. 5 1969 issue of Air Combat
“A Life Fully Lived” -The biography of pilot Jack (John) H. Kauffman, by his daughter Kim Kauffman
A biography of Communications Section Linwood E. Mann, provided by his family
The WWII recollections and stories of Chester Van Cleave, Engineering Section, as told to his sons Donald and Joe Van Cleave
Pilot Harry F. Sheraw, killed in a flying accident while stateside.
The life and some anecdotes of combat flying by pilot Emery A. Dietrick, provided by his son Michael Dietrick.
The diary of Wendell M. Simmons, KIA on 18 Dec. 1943, provided by his nephew Walter Simmons
Newspaper articles from pilot James E. McGovern’s time with the 79th FG, from Jim McGovern
Pilot Kensley M. Miller, KIA on second combat tour over Japan while with the 462nd FS of the 506th FG
Newspaper articles and photographs of mechanic Sterling J. Sullivan, provided by his son Stanley Sullivan
Awards and photographs of pilot William C. Waller, provided by his daughter Marion Waller-Scherer
The World War II Adventures of pilot “Lucky” Harry R. Lloyd, from his daughter B. Jane Lloyd
The WWII memoirs of pilot Charles Jaslow, provided by his daughter Sarah Jaslow
A tribute to the life of pilot Frank M. Huff, by his daughter Robin Nagle and San Diego Union-Tribune Staff Writer Jack Williams
A tribute to pilot Herman F. Heubel, by his daughter Janet Rosenfield
Pilot Jack G. Maye’s POW experience, from his daughter Monica Maye
A 2004 interview of pilot Leonard Vara Fuentes by the Voces Oral History Center at UT-Austin
Awards and commendations for pilot Leo S. Korpanty, provided by his family
“The Bronze Star.” The story of dental officer Julius C. Robbins, provided by his family
Biography of wire chief Clarence L. Mitchel by his family
The life story of William R. Newlon, transportation section, from his son William Newlon.
The written recollections and letters of Operations Clerk Richard F. Hobbs, from the Hobbs family
Letters from medic Conrad J. Erdman to his future wife Catherine, provided by their son Donald Erdman