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Catalog Number 2005/03.0742
Object Name Image, Digital
Scope & Content A photograph album containing photographs taken by Wellman, combat photographer with the 571st Bomb squadron, 390th Bombing group, 8th Air Force, 1943-1945. Photographs show B-17s and fighter planes in formation, bombing runs, aerial views of bombs and ground attacks, and anti-aircraft fire. Digital images were created by Lisle Brown and Jack Dickinson, 21 Feb. - 7 March 2005.
Creator Wellman, John Edward
Title John E. Wellman Photograph Collection
Collection John E. Wellman Photograph Collection
Accession number 2005/03.0742
Finding Aids No finding aid is currently available.
People Wellman, John E.
Subjects Aerial photographs
Aerial bombings
World War, 1939-1945
8th Air Force
571st Bomb Squadron
390th Bombing Group
Combat photography
Related Collections at Marshall University One folder of photocopies of items contained in album: magazine articles, correspondence, and a pamphlet of Russian phrases for use when confronted by Soviet troops.
Extent of Description .5 cu ft.
Archivist's Notes American flag folder for use in encounters with Russian troops repaired with filmoplast tape after removal of cellophane tape; placed in sheet protector. Accession card recorded. PastPerfect record reviewed 3/29/2011.
Year Range from 1943
Year Range to 1945
Dates of Creation 1943-1945
Dates of Accumulation 1943-1988