Detailed Description of The Collection



SERIES I: MILITARY RECORDS , 1942-1945

BOX 1 / Folder 1-2
201 file, 1943-1945




BOX 1 / Folder 3
Individual flight record, 1943-1944




BOX 1 / Folder 4
Medical and Physical records, 1943-1944




BOX 1 / Folder 5
Orders, 1943-1944




BOX 1 / Folder 6
Orders, 1944-1945




BOX 1 / Folder 7
Tour of Duty: Carl M. Christ mission list, undated





SERIES II: ORGANIZATIONAL FILES, 1942-2002

BOX 1 / Folder 8
9th Air Force D-Day, 1991




BOX 1 / Folder 9
IX Bomber Command mission report June 6, 1944, 2001




BOX 1 / Folder 10
344th Bomb Group January 1, 1945, 1991-1992




BOX 1 / Folder 11
344th Bomb Group annual report of the medical department, 1945 [photocopy], 1998




BOX 1 / Folder 12
344th Bomb Group Arnhem Bridge, 1991




BOX 1 / Folder 13
344th Bomb Group Ashley Smith Silver Star, 1991




BOX 1 / Folder 14
344th Bomb Group Association, 1989-2000




BOX 1 / Folder 15
344th Bomb Group Association historical collection, 1944-1992




BOX 1 / Folder 16
344th Bomb Group Association historical collection list, 1992




BOX 1 / Folder 17
344th Bomb Group Bibliography, 1990-1992




BOX 1 / Folder 18
344th Bomb Group Commendation June 14, 1944 [photocopy], 1991




BOX 1 / Folder 19
344th Bomb Group D-Day materials [photocopy], 1998




BOX 1 / Folder 20
344th Bomb Group D-Day: June 6, 1944 compiled by Carl M. Christ, Historian, 1998




BOX 1 / Folder 21
344th Bomb Group death listing [photocopy], 1991




BOX 1 / Folder 22
344th Bomb Group; reproduction greeting card to the Association for the 50th anniversary, 1992




BOX 1 / Folder 23
344th Bomb Group historical data file, 1989-1991




BOX 1 / Folder 24
344th Bomb Group historical information, 1944-1992




BOX 1 / Folder 25-26
344th Bomb Group histories, January 1945-February 1946 [photocopy], undated




BOX 1 / Folder 27
344th Bomb Group In Memoriam prepared by John Scott for first reunion October 1988 and Carl Christ to October 1992, 1988-1992




BOX 1 / Folder 28
344th Bomb Group Leads the Big Parade on D-Day [photocopy], 1992




BOX 1 / Folder 29
344th Bomb Group leads the 9th Air Force in support of landings [photocopy], 1992




BOX 1 / Folder 30
344th Bomb Group MacDill Field Training Commendation, undated




BOX 1 / Folder 31
344th Bomb Group Marauders support ground forces 24 to 26 July 1944, St. Lo [photocopy], undated




BOX 1 / Folder 32
344th Bomb Group Missing Air Crew Reports list, undated




BOX 1 / Folder 33
344th Bomb Group orders [some photocopies], 1992




BOX 1 / Folder 34
344th Bomb Group roster of Bombardiers, undated




BOX 1 / Folder 35
344th Bomb Group 'Silver Streaks' Demolish Arnhem Bridge, undated




BOX 1 / Folder 36
344th Bomb Group Chronology of KIA, MIA, and other deaths, 1992




BOX 1 / Folder 37
344th Procedures, Security, Purchasing, Intelligence [photocopy], 1945




BOX 1 / Folder 38
Air Force: official service journal of the U.S. Army Air Forces, December 1942




BOX 1 / Folder 39
Aircraft mishap reports January 1, 1943 and March 8, 1944 [photocopy], 1992




BOX 1 / Folder 40
The American Air Museum in Britain, 1992




BOX 1 / Folder 41
Ardennes Cemetary, 2000




BOX 1 / Folder 42
Arnhem 1944 [photocopy], undated




BOX 1 / Folder 43
Arnhem Bridge correspondence, 1944-1992




BOX 1 / Folder 44
Articles and Books re: 344th Bomb Group, undated




BOX 1 / Folder 45
B-26 Marauders of the 495th Bombardment Squadron, 344th Bomb Group, undated




BOX 1 / Folder 46
B-26 photographs, undated




BOX 1 / Folder 47
B-26 serial numbers and photographic reports [photocopy], 1992




BOX 1 / Folder 48
Battle of the Bulge, undated




BOX 1 / Folder 49
Battle of the Bulge (344th Bomb Group), undated




BOX 1 / Folder 50
Battle of the Bulge: Public relations and intelligence notes [photocopy], 1944-1945




BOX 1 / Folder 51
Besancon Memorial, undated




BOX 1 / Folder 52
Bombardiers, 1944-1996




BOX 1 / Folder 53
Carl M. Christ Purple Heart, November 19, 1944, 1944




BOX 1 / Folder 54
Cemeteries, 1992




BOX 1 / Folder 55
Christmas Eve missions and Christmas Day, 1944




BOX 1 / Folder 56
"Co-pilots also die; Navigators also die; Bombardiers also die, and Gunners also die!", undated




BOX 1 / Folder 57
Correspondence, 1991-2002




BOX 1 / Folder 58
Cormeilles-En-Vexin history and materials, 1992-2001




BOX 1 / Folder 59
D-Day + 40, 1991




BOX 1 / Folder 60
D-Day articles and correspondence, undated




BOX 1 / Folder 61
D-Day - Eisenhower order of the day; President Roosevelt D-Day prayer; President Clinton remarks on June 6, 1944, 1944, 1994




BOX 1 / Folder 62
D-Day stories from articles and books [photocopies], undated




BOX 1 / Folder 63
December 1, 1944 Accidental bombing of Paris [photocopy], undated




BOX 1 / Folder 64-65
General Lucius D. Clay Jr., 1994-1999




BOX 1 / Folder 66
History of the 344th Bomb Group, 1942-1945




BOX 2 / Folder 1
History of the 344th Bombardment Group (M) Army Air Force, [photocopy], 1943-1945




BOX 2 / Folder 2
History of the 495th Bombardment Squadron [photocopy], 1942-1946




BOX 2 / Folder 3
History of the 496th Bombardment Squadron [photocopy], 1942-1946




BOX 2 / Folder 4
History of the 497th Bombardment Squadron [photocopy], 1942-1945




BOX 2 / Folder 5
Invasion Stripes, 1991




BOX 2 / Folder 6
John Dinou correspondence, 1992-2002




BOX 2 / Folder 7
"John H. Chevalier 344th Trapeze Artist", 1992




BOX 2 / Folder 8
Journalist, etc., France, 1992-1999




BOX 2 / Folder 9
June 14, 1944 mission, 1991




BOX 2 / Folder 10
K9L "Freddie Dees" picture and crew [photograph], c. 1942-1945




BOX 2 / Folder 11
Killed in Action, Missing in Action National Archives, 1991




BOX 2 / Folder 12
Las Vegas Army Air Field, 1943




BOX 2 / Folder 13
Letters: Missions and Life in the 344th, 1946, 1990-1992




BOX 2 / Folder 14
Les Pont de Ce, July 19, 1944, 1991-1992




BOX 2 / Folder 15
Loading lists and mission reports [photocopy], 1944-1945




BOX 2 / Folder 16
Luxembourg Cemetery, 2002




BOX 2 / Folder 17
March 22, 1945 personal accounts: Farnsworth, Loudon, Conkle, 1992




BOX 2 / Folder 18
Mary Jo D-Day picture, 1992




BOX 2 / Folder 19
Microfilm available from Maxwell Air Force Base; Missing Air Crew Reports available from the National Archives, 1992




BOX 2 / Folder 20
Milk Run articles, 1991-1992




BOX 2 / Folder 21
Missing Air Crew Reports for May 28, 1944 and October 5, 1944 [photocopy], 1996




BOX 2 / Folder 22
Music "Comin in on a wing and a prayer", c. 1943




BOX 2 / Folder 23
New York Daily News June 7, 1944 [photocopy], 1944




BOX 2 / Folder 24
Norgaard, Jens A. (Lt. Colonel and Lead pilot D-Day) [photocopy], undated




BOX 2 / Folder 25
Officer and Enlisted roster of the 495th Bombardment Squadron, undated




BOX 2 / Folder 26
Orders, Shipments, and Commendations [photocopies], 1942-1944




BOX 2 / Folder 27
Oscar Swenson "One of a Kind" by Carl Christ, 1995




BOX 2 / Folder 28
Pegase, October 1998




BOX 2 / Folder 29
Report: D-Day June 6, 1944: The Climatic Battle of World War II by Stephen Ambrose, 1994




BOX 2 / Folder 30
Reunion 1942-1992 Official Souvenir Guide, 1992




BOX 2 / Folder 31
Reunion sign-in rosters, 1989




BOX 2 / Folder 32
Severson and Sullivan Prisoner of War Stories, 1991-1992




BOX 2 / Folder 33
Silver Star folder, 1992




BOX 2 / Folder 34
"Silver Star to Lt. Richard H. Farnsworth", 1992




BOX 2 / Folder 35
St. Lo Ground Support July 1944, undated




BOX 2 / Folder 36
St. Lo July 24-26 1944, 1995




BOX 2 / Folder 37
Stansted Brochures, 1991-1992




BOX 2 / Folder 38
Stansted history, 1992-1996




BOX 2 / Folder 39
Stars and Stripes [photocopy], June 7, 1944




BOX 2 / Folder 40
Stokes and Guiher ditching May 5, 1943, 1992




BOX 2 / Folder 41
"A Struggle within the Conflict which does not Determine Who is Right, but Who is Left" by Carl M. Christ, undated




BOX 2 / Folder 42
Squadron History 494th Bomb Squadron [photocopy], 1943-1946




BOX 2 / Folder 43
"Targets We Hit", undated




BOX 2 / Folder 44
Voices of D-Day: transcript of tape, June 6, 1991




BOX 2 / Folder 45
War correspondents [photocopies of newspaper articles], undated




BOX 2 / Folder 46
Witty, Bob correspondence, 1991-1992





SERIES III: MICROFILM AND MICROFORM MATERIALS, 1944-1945

BOX 2 / Folder 47
344th Bomb Group Missing Air Crew Reports Microfiche, numbers 4073-13336, April 20, 1944-March 24, 1945




BOX 2 / Folder 48
344th Bomb Group Mission Reports Microfiche, December 13, 1944-January 13, 1945




BOX 2 / Folder 49
344th Bomb Group microfilm rolls information file, undated




Map-Case 1 / Drawer 4 / Reel 1
Roll BO285 344th Bomb Group Operational Reports April 1944-May 1944, 1944




Map-case 1 / Drawer 4 / Reel 2
Roll BO290 344th Bomb Group Operational Reports May 30, 1944-June 13, 1944, 1944




Map-case 1 / Drawer 4 / Reel 3
Roll BO295 344th Bomb Group Operational Reports October 30, 1944-December 2, 1944, 1944




Map-case 1 / Drawer 4 / Reel 4
Roll BO298 344th Bomb Group Operational Reports March 2, 1945-March 16, 1945, 1945




Map-case 1 / Drawer 4 / Reel 5
Roll A-0624 344th Bomb Group Squadron Histories, undated




Map-case 1 / Drawer 4 / Reel 6
Roll A-1114 Lost aircraft listing by date, c. 1944-1945




Map-case 1 / Drawer 4 / Reel 7
Roll A-5686 Lost aircraft listing by serial number, c. 1944-1945





SERIES IV: AUDIO-VISUAL MATERIAL , 1973-1992

BOX 3 / Folder 1
Christ, Carl M. 344th Bomb Group 9th Air Force Lead Plane, voices of D-Day Audiocassette Tape, undated




BOX 3 / Folder 2
Courtright, Milton A. (495thBomb Squadron) Recollections of D-Day Audiocassette Tape, undated




BOX 3 / Folder 3
Edwards, Malcolm D-Day and June 29, 1944 missions Audiocassette Tape, undated




BOX 3 / Folder 4
Edwards, Malcolm Destruction of Arnhem Bridge, Holland October 7, 1944 Audiocassette Tape, undated




BOX 3 / Folder 5
Eldridge, George (494th Bomb Squadron), Recalls June 6, 1944 Audiocassette Tape, undated




BOX 3 / Folder 6
Freiburger, Alfred L. D-Day Audiocassette Tape, undated




BOX 3 / Folder 7
Havener, J.K. (497th Bomb Squadron) Recalls D-Day Audiocassette Tape, undated




BOX 3 / Folder 8
Lansdowne, Owen A. (495th Bomb Squadron) Audiocassette Tape, undated




BOX 3 / Folder 9
Long, William R. Sr. (496th Bomb Squadron) Eyewitness D-Day Audiocassette Tape, undated




BOX 3 / Folder 10
Middleton, Charles D-Day [12 min.], Tales of the 344th [13 min.] Audiocassette Tape, undated




BOX 3 / Folder 11
Nunley, Ralph J. D-Day June 6, 1944 Audiocassette Tape, undated




BOX 3 / Folder 12
Offenberg, Lou Air Force Career and Lead Navigator 9th Air Force D-Day Audiocassette Tape, undated




BOX 3 / Folder 13
Paulino, Anthony J. (497th Bomb Squadron) Account of D-Day Audiocassette Tape, undated




BOX 3 / Folder 14
Paulino, Anthony J. Omaha Beach Audiocassette Tape, undated




BOX 3 / Folder 15
Robinson, John H. D-Day Audiocassette Tape, undated




BOX 3 / Folder 16
Sanders, Raymond D-Day Memories Audiocassette Tape, undated




BOX 3 / Folder 17
Swenson, Oscar F (496th Bomb Squadron) ETO and US WWII Audiocassette Tape, undated




BOX 3 / Folder 18
Swenson, Oscar F (496th Bomb Squadron) D-Day Audiocassette Tape, undated




BOX 3 / Folder 19
Tancordo, Ralph D-Day Recollections Audiocassette Tape, undated




BOX 3 / Folder 20
Wilps, William D-Day Audiocassette Tape, undated




BOX 3 / Folder 21
Woods, Julian R. (497th Bomb Squadron) D-Day Audiocassette Tape, undated




BOX 3 / Folder 22
General Lucius D. Clay Jr. Oral History Audiocassette Tape 1 of 5, undated




BOX 3 / Folder 23
General Lucius D. Clay Jr. Oral History Audiocassette Tape 2 of 5, undated




BOX 3 / Folder 24
General Lucius D. Clay Jr. Oral History Audiocassette Tape 3 of 5, undated




BOX 3 / Folder 25
General Lucius D. Clay Jr. Oral History Audiocassette Tape 4 of 5, undated




BOX 3 / Folder 26
General Lucius D. Clay Jr. Oral History Audiocassette Tape 5 of 5, undated




BOX 4 / Folder 1
344th Bomb Group Colorado Springs reunion VHS Tape, 1991




BOX 4 / Folder 2
344th Bomb Group Reunion at Dayton VHS Tape, 1990




BOX 4 / Folder 3
B-26 Marauder, 1943-1988, part 1 by the B-26 Martin Marauder Historical Society VHS Tape, 1988




BOX 4 / Folder 4
B-26 Marauder, 1943-1988, part 2 by the B-26 Martin Marauder Historical Society VHS Tape, 1988




BOX 4 / Folder 5
B-26 Marauder in Action (80 min.) by Boomerang Publishers and Video. VHS Tape, undated




BOX 4 / Folder 6
D-Day Invasion (58 min.) by Burbank Video. VHS Tape, 1990




BOX 4 / Folder 7
D-Z Normandy (120 min.) by Ferde Grofe Films VHS Tape, undated




BOX 4 / Folder 8
Double Header (19 min) production footage Marauder Historical Society VHS Tape, undated




BOX 4 / Folder 9
Great Fighting Machines of WWII: Allied Bombers (60 min.) by Command Vision, Ltd. VHS Tape, 1993




BOX 4 / Folder 10
Prelude to D-Day: The Air Force Story (30 min.) by Boomerang Publishers VHS Tape, undated




BOX 4 / Folder 11
Ray's Wild Blue Yonder (2 hours) by Ray Sanders VHS Tape, undated




BOX 4 / Folder 12
Return of the Marauder men England and France April 29-May 8, 1992 VHS Tape, 1992




BOX 4 / Folder 13
Silver Streaks Revisited: Memories of the 344th produced by Ray Sanders VHS Tape, undated




BOX 4 / Folder 14
The True Glory: The War in Europe from D-Day to V-E Day (85 min.) produced by Good Times Home Video Corporation VHS Tape, 1986