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GERALD T. FLYNN (11th A. F. Assn. Col.). World War II Photographs; n.d., 1942-1944. .1 cu. ft.

Gerald T. Flynn was a member of the United States Army, Eleventh Air Force, 54th Fighter Squadron, during World War II. He was stationed on Attu for over two years during the war.

The collection consists of World War II era photographs collected by Eleventh Air Force veteran Gerald T. Flynn. There are 17 black and white photographic prints of aerial combat, aircraft, airfield facilities, and aerial views. Locations where the photographs were taken include Attu and Kiska islands. All but two of the photographs appear to be from official military sources. Aircraft pictured include P-38G, P-38J, and P-40 fighters, a C-47 cargo plane, and a B-25 bomber. The combat photographs include those of Japanese ships under aerial attack.

The collection was presented to the archives by John Cloe in 2002.

HMC-0594
JAS (10/2002)

Photograph list:

1. x937AB-12-20-44-273.1-CRASH-P38-#42-231547 CONF.x P-38G at Attu, 54th Fighter Squadron; Dec. 20, 1944 (4 X 5 inch).

2. x397AB-1-31-45-6186-P-38 #634 ? ALEXAI PT. CONF.x P-38J at Attu, 54th Fighter Squadron; Jan. 31, 1945 (4 X 5 inch).

3. x397AB-2-3-45-6169-P40-#42-9829-BLAST TUBE DAMAGE CONF.x Damaged P40 with airfield buildings in background; Feb. 3, 1945 (4 X 5 inch).

4. x397AB-2-15-45-G215-CRASH P40-#46319-CONF.x Damaged P40; Feb. 15, 1945 (4 X t inch).

5. xAPO 726 [Adak], 23 Jan 45, P40 acftx P40 fighter plane taking off; Jan. 23, 1945 (4 X 5 inch).

6. Three soldiers in front of 54th Fighter Squadron Headquarters (Quonset hut); n.d. (4 X 5 inch).

7. xSONS OF NIPPON SAVE FACE BY HUGGING GROUND DURING LOW-LEVEL ATTACK BY 11TH. A.F. B-25xsx Aerial photo; n.d. (8 X 10 inch).

8. xAERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS EXPOSE JAP INSTALLATION SECRETSx Possibly Paramushiro; n.d. (8 X 10 inch).

9. xJAPANESE D.E. UNDER ATTACK BY B-25xs OF 11TH. A.F.x Aerial photo; n.d. (8 X 10 inch).

10. xLOW LEVEL ATTACK ON JAP SHIPPING BY 11TH. A.F. B-25xs.xAerial photo; n.d. (8 X 10 inch).

11. Aerial photo of Japanese ship under attack from rear; n.d. (8 X 10 inch).

12. Aerial photo of Japanese ship under attack (close-up); n.d. (8 X 10 inch).

13. x(02-105.3-11AF)(10-31-42-1010)(12"-5,000') KISKA HARBOR (RESTRICTED)x Aerial photo; Oct. 31, 1942 (8 X 10 inch).

14. x(0-9-105.3-11AF)(10-31-42-1330)(12"-9,000') KISKA HARBOR (RESTRICTEDx Aerial photo; Oct. 31, 1942 (8 X 10 inch).

15. x(O-14C-397AB)(10-7-43)(6-3/8"-6300')SECx Aerial photo of airfield on Attu; Oct. 7, 1943 (8 X 10 inch).

16. x[39]7-4M3666-3-0-20-10-23-44-1505-638-3000'-Jap Fighters Restr.x B-25 bomber above Japanese fighter plane; Oct. 23, 1944 (8 X 10 inch).

17. x397 A B 10-26-44 210 AIR FREIGHT DOCK CONFIDENTIALx C-47 cargo plane in front of warehouse; Oct. 26, 1944 (8 X 10 inch).