Overview of the Chester Arthur Peteritas papers, 1941-1947

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Title: Chester Arthur Peteritas papers
Date (inclusive): 1941-1947
Collection Number: 2011C42
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1 manuscript box (0.4 linear feet)
Abstract: Orders, letters, photographs, and miscellany, relating to American military aerial activities in the Middle East during World War II.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Peteritas, Chester Arthur, 1921-

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Chester Arthur Peteritas papers, 1941-1947, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2011.

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Biographical/Historical Note

Master sergeant, United States Army Air Forces.

Scope and Content of Collection

Orders, letters, photographs, and miscellany, relating to American military aerial activities in the Middle East during World War II.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

United States. Army Air Forces.
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations.
World War, 1939-1945--Middle East.

 

Declassified U.S. government records, 1941, 1943

Scope and Contents note

Formerly security-classified records of the U.S. government. Arranged chronologically by date of release by Hoover.
 

2015 May release of records, 1941, 1943

Scope and Contents note

Includes two copies of a 16 November 1943 Travel Orders Amendment memo from the Headquarters of the United States Army Forces in the Middle East regarding temporary duty in the Middle East; and two copies each of a censored and uncensored version of an 18 December 1941 Special Orders Number 295 from Headquarters Bollings Field, D.C. regarding a mission to North Africa.
 

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