(v. p.): 1944. Divers paginations. Illustrated. Map: folded, 12-1/4" x 5-1/2"; unfolded, 24-3/8" x 30-3/4". The archive includes a copy of Contact [Ryan Field, Hemet CA class book]; Checklist 44-F [class book from Pecos Army Air Field, Pilot School Twin Engine], an aeronautical map [2nd Edition, 1942] of "England, South East and London" ["Areas Dangerous to Flying are not Indicated on this Sheet"], 1941 Army Day program [Portland], 'Restricted Extract' Operation Order Number 1 [23 June 1945. 9cc. Dawe senior officer, and listed pilot]; photograph of Dawe in uniform; program for 'Graduation, Class 44-F, June 27, 1944. Pecos Army Air Field, Pecos, Texas' and an unused invitation [with accompanying envelope] for said graduation ceremony. General signs of use. 'Contact' with Dawe's signature, as well as some fellow 8th Squadmates' signatures [at their photograph]. Overall Very Good. Item #44720
Lt Wesley Dawe, from San Francisco, served in the Army Air Corps during WWII, ultimately flying the B-17-G, with here collected a number of items documenting his early aeronautical career, primarily from the pilot training days of his second enlistment [his first stint was 1938 - 1941, mustering out ~ 6 months before Pearl Harbor; he re-upped in 1943].