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    • Wartime log envelope

    • Wartime log envelope

    • Air mail envelopes

    • Stamped air mail envelope addressed to Francis Gerald in Carnegie, Pennsylvania dated December 3, 1945
    • Wartime Log - Graduation announcement

    • Wartime Log - Graduation announcement

    • Flight schools--Turner Field (Albany, Ga.);Commencement ceremonies

    • Graduation announcement with embossed cover from U.S. Army Air Forces, Advanced Flying School held at Turner Field in Albany, Georgia on 4-29-43
    • POW photo album

    • POW photo album

    • World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons; Prisoners of war--Germany--Barth

    • Canvas photo album with decorative padded front cover embellished with 8 metal WWII flight qualification badges, also known as wings. Tied with yarn; 29 pages with POW photos, some pages blank; front and back cover inside and out (4); 17 pages of...
    • My last mission - revised

    • My last mission - revised

    • World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons; Gerald, Francis R., 1921-1996; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations; Prisoners of war--Germany--Barth; War poetry, American

    • Photocopy of a document that consists of typed text, sketches, and one photograph, detailing of the bombing mission of Emden, Germany, plus the arrest then detention of Francis R. Gerald in Stalag Luft 1, Barth Germany. A Transcript of Notes are...
    • Caterpillar Club membership card

    • Caterpillar Club membership card

    • Caterpillar Club; World War, 1939-1945; Parachutes deployment; Gerald, Francis R., 1921-1996

    • Membership card for Caterpillar Club inserted in Blue Folder, indicating that Lt. Francis R. Gerald's life was saved by using a parachute in an emergency jump on December 11, 1943. Card signed by George Waite, President of Irving Air Chute Co, Inc.
    • Wings of World War II

    • Wings of World War II

    • Air forces--Medals, badges, decorations, etc.; Military decorations; World War, 1939-1945--Medals, badges, decorations, etc.

    • Single, loose page with color illustrations of military flight qualification badges for Great Britain, United States, Russia, France, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Free France, and Germany; badge illustrations mirror actual badges secured on front cover...
    • Wartime Log - Photograph

    • Wartime Log - Photograph

    • World War, 1939-1945; Military spouses; Gerald, Josephine K.--Portraits

    • Black and white photograph of Mrs. Josephine Gerald, wife of Francis R. Gerald
    • My last mission - original

    • My last mission - original

    • World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons; Gerald, Francis R., 1921-1996; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations; Prisoners of war--Germany--Barth

    • Note card book handwritten with pencil (some pages blank, including 65-80) with pencil drawings (some with color) detailing of the bombing mission of Emden, Germany, plus the arrest then detention of Francis R. Gerald in Stalag Luft 1, Barth...
    • Wartime Log - Poem

    • Wartime Log - Poem

    • Soldiers' writings, American

    • Poem written on onion skin paper by 1st Lt. David F. Parry titled "Responsibility" (The Airplane Commander)
    • Wartime Log-wedding photograph

    • Wartime Log-wedding photograph

    • Gerald, Francis R., 1921-1996; Military weddings; Lockbourne AFB (Ohio)

    • Black and white photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Francis R. Gerald on wedding day in front of East Chapel at Lockbourne Air Force Base Chapel in Columbus. Ohio July 3, 1943"
    • Drukwerk envelope

    • Drukwerk envelope

    • Stamped envelopes--Netherlands; Air mail envelopes; Bombing, Aerial--Emden (Germany); World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations

    • White envelope addressed to Mr. Francis R. Gerald with Dutch word Drukwerk in upper left corner and Dutch postage stamps affixed in upper right corner; cursive writing on envelope above addressee
    • Wartime Log - Postcard

    • Wartime Log - Postcard

    • Marseille, Hans-Joachim, 1919-1942

    • Black and white postcard of Hans-Joachim Marseille, a German officer, who had the nickname "Star of Africa"
    • Wartime Log

    • Wartime Log

    • World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations; World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons; Gerald, Francis R., 1921-1996; Prisoners of war--Germany--Barth

    • Bound journal distributed by YMCA; First page contains small American and German flags pierced into page; Hand written notes, hand drawn maps, drawings and photographs describe capture and release from POW camp in Barth, Germany; Some pages blank
    • Wartime Log-Authorization Card

    • Wartime Log-Authorization Card

    • Bolling Air Force Base (Washington, D.C.); World War, 1939-1945; Gerald, Francis R., 1921-1996

    • Identification card authorizing Francis R. Gerald to start, warm up and taxi U.S. Army airplanes dated 12-21-41 at Bolling Field, Washington, D.C.; Signed by engineering officer
    • POW photo album identification card

    • POW photo album identification card
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    • Francis Richard Gerald's prisoner of war identification card with black and white photograph; mounted on green backing; includes name, rank, assigned prisoner number, assigned barracks and room
    • Emden 12-11-43

    • Emden 12-11-43

    • World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons; Prisoners of war--Germany--Barth; Gerald, Francis R., 1921-1996; Bombing, Aerial; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations

    • Handwritten notes detailing aerial bombing operation over Emden on December 11, 1943, escape from damaged airplane, and capture by German soldiers.
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