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Overview of the 40th Bomb Group Association records
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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: 40th Bomb Group Association records
    Dates: 1943-1995
    Collection Number: 87017
    Creator: 40th Bomb Group Association
    Collection Size: 16 manuscript boxes, 1 motion picture film reel (6.5 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, newsletters, memoirs, and audiovisual material, relating to activities of the 40th Bomb Group in the China-Burma-India and Pacific Theaters during World War II, and to subsequent activities of veterans of the group. Includes photocopies of histories of other World War II American bomb groups
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: In English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], 40th Bomb Group Association records, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1987.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    Organization of veterans of the United States Army Air Forces 40th Bomb Group.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, newsletters, memoirs, and audiovisual material, relating to activities of the 40th Bomb Group in the China-Burma-India and Pacific Theaters during World War II, and to subsequent activities of veterans of the group. Includes photocopies of histories of other World War II American bomb groups

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    United States Army Air Forces Bomb Group, 40th.
    World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations.
    World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Burma.
    World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--East Asia.
    World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Ocean.
    Motion picture.