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90th Bomb Group Special Collection SDASM.SC.10195
SDASM.SC.10195  
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Description
This collection documents the 90th Bombardment Group service during World War II. The 90th, known as the "Jolly Rogers" served with the 5th Air Force in the Pacific Theater during the Second World War.
Background
Formed in early 1942, the 90th Bombardment Group, part of the Fifth Air Force of the United States Army Air forces, operated the Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy bomber in the Southwest Pacific Theater, initially from Queensland, Australia. The group was awarded two Distinguished Unit Citations and the Philippine Presidential Unit Citation for its extensive and meritorious combat service.
Extent
1.0 Cubic feet 5 Large Bankers Boxes, 5.5 Cubic Feet.
Restrictions
Some copyright may be reserved. Consult with the library director for more information.
Availability
The collection is open to researchers by appointment.