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William G. Dunn flight navigation logs

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: SPEC 050
Identifier: SPEC-050

Scope and Contents

This collection includes flight navigation logs from William G. Dunn during World War II from August 1944 to February 1945. Dunn was the navigator for 89 missions to Hungary, Yugoslavia, Austria, and Italy.

Dates

  • Creation: 1944-1945

Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries, Muncie, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Archives and Special Collections.

Biographical Note

William Gibson Dunn was born in San Francisco on October 19, 1921. He served in the 514th Squadron of the 376th Heavy Bombardment Group as a bombardier and navigator during World War II (1939-1945). He was stationed in San Pancrazio, Italy on August 18, 1944 and flew his first mission over Hungary on August 28, 1944. He flew 50 missions and 33 sorties during the war.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by subject.

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Related Materials

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries, Muncie IN:

V 259: 376th Heavy Bombardment Oral Histories

SPEC 37: Richard W. Ulbrich Papers

SPEC 39: Charles Dyas Diary

SPEC 40: Charles Andrews Military Record and Memoir

SPEC 41: Harold Anthony Niner Family Papers

SPEC 44: Richard Dwigalski Papers

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2009/08/06 by Maren L. Read. Finding aid created 2009/08/06 by Maren L. Read. EAD finding aid created 2009/08/06 by Maren L. Read. EAD finding aid revised 2012/11/15 by Stephen Jones.

Title
William G. Dunn flight navigation logs
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Alexander M. Bracken Library
2000 W. University Avenue
Muncie Indiana 47306 USA
765-285-5078