Subject guide to World War II Aleutian Islands materials in Manuscript collections University of Oregon Special Collections
Subject guide to World War II Aleutian Islands materials in Manuscript collections
406th Bombardment Squadron members.
History of the 406th Bombardment Squadron (M), June 1942-October 1943.
A history of the squadron, a U.S. Army Air Corps unit stationed in Alaska from June 1942 until October 1943. Includes mainly photocopies of documents: photographs, flight records, articles, and diaries.
Where the Wild Winds Blow: The Aleutian Islands, Aug. 1942 to 1944.
1 folder (appr. 55 p.)
Fuller was a Corporal in the 11th U.S. Air Force Weather Squadron stationed in the Aleutian Islands during World War II, 1942-1944. This is a narrative of Fuller's experiences in the Aleutians, and includes photographs and photocopies of photographs and maps.
Galloway, Ray C.
A Year in the Aleutian Islands, July 1942-1943.
1 folder (appr. 16 p.)
Galloway was a T/Sgt. with the U.S. Air Force, 21st Heavy Bombardment Group. He served in the Aleutian Islands during World War II. This is a reminiscence of his experiences in the Aleutians.
Pinney, Charles A.
Article and 11th Air Force Group Reunion Information, 1975-1982.
1 folder (4 items)
Pinney, a retired Colonel, served with the 77th Bomb Squadron in the Aleutians during World War II. This contains a copy of Pinney's article "A Military Bush Pilot on the Forgotten Front," published in Aerospace Historian (Vol. 22, No. 1, Spring 1975), and information on the second 11th Air Force Reunion in August 1980.
Reineke, Lawrence, 1907-
13 boxes, 10 vol.; 9 lin. ft.
Reineke was a combat intelligence in the Aleutian Islands during World War II. Included is correspondence; subject files; a manuscript on Iwo Jima; official and unofficial military documents; printed materials; and ephemera relating to Reineke's war experiences.
Rouse, Arthur, Jr., 1919-
Diary and related materials, 1942-1943.
1 folder (7 items)
Rouse was a Second Lieutenant in the 21st Bombardment Squadron, stationed in the Aleutians during World War II. The diary relates Rouse's experiences in the Aleutians. Also included are photographs and a newspaper clipping.
Sabich, Vladimir P.
Diary and transcript of diary, 1943-1944.
Sabich was a member of the 77th Army. The diary (Sept. 10, 1943-Feb. 20, 1944) was kept by Sabich while was interned in Siberia during World War II. It tells about his mission in the Aleutian Islands, and describes his time in Siberia and escape to Teheran. The transcript was done by Lawrence Reineke.
Vance, Roger P., d. 1943.
Letters and related materials, 1942-1990.
Vance was a Staff Sergeant with the 21st Bombardment Squadron, stationed in the Aleutians during World War II. He was killed in action on January 18, 1943. Included are photocopies of three letters written by Vance to his wife just prior to his death, and materials relating to the squadron.