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Air Force Special Collection
SDASM.SC .10000  
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Description
The collection contains information pertaining to the history of the US Army Air Corps and the United States Air Force. It includes general history, as well as subject folders on different wings, groups and squadrons. This collection has much information in it on somewhat obscure topics related to the USAF.
Background
The history of the United States Air Force is quite distinguished. Oringally designated as the Signal Corps, the Air Force grew during the First World War and was a named the Army Air Corps. Between the World Wars, the Army Air Corps developed new technologies which would serve the branch well in the Second World War, when it was a deciding factor in the victory over the Axis. The Air Corps officially became the United States Air Force in 1947 and sense that time it participated in every major armed conflict the United States was involved in.
Extent
6.25 Cubic Feet 6 Bankers Boxes
Restrictions
Some copyright may be reserved. Consult with the library director for more information.
Availability
The collection is open to researchers by appointment.