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Edward J. Dowd military memorabilia

Edward J. Dowd military memorabilia

Descriptive Summary

Title: Edward J. Dowd military memorabilia
Creator: Dowd, Edward J.
Inclusive Dates: 1942-1945
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet 1 flat box
Collection Number: ms4226
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Edward J. Dowd was a flight radio officer who served in the Air Transport Command Africa-Orient division during World War II.

Scope and Content

This collection contains artifacts used by Edward Dowd during his time serving as a flight radio operator including notebooks, checklists, and identification cards, as well as one returned letter to a soldier in Italy, souvenir arrowheads, shaving kit, and lighter.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Edward J. Dowd military memorabilia, ms4226, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Air Transport Command
Flight radio operators.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Air Transport Command - Parnamirim Field, Natal, Brazil - permission card, 1943
1Flight Radio Officers' Association - Africa-Orient Division card, 1945
1Flight Radio Officer handbook
1Radio checklist notebook
1Instruction notebook, 1942-1944
1Letter to Donald Gabriel - returned, 1944
1Address book
1Navigational divider
1Metal arrowheads with bow string
1Cigarette case with lighter
1Rolls Razor