|Title:||U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation Collection: Robert R. Perry Papers|
Perry, Robert R.
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Abstract:||Papers (1942-1946) including Navy pre-flight school yearbooks, military manuals, magazines, pamphlets and miscellany.|
|Extent:||0.155 Cubic feet, 24 items , consisting of Navy pre-flight school yearbooks, military manuals, magazines and pamphlets, and miscellany.|
November 17, 1994, 24 items; Copies of the Recognition Journal, menus, flight school yearbooks, manuals, and programs. Gift of Mr. Robert R. Perry, Atlanta, Georgia.
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation Collection: Robert R. Perry Papers (#677-015), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
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Items in this collection include fourteen issues (1943-1945) of Recognition Journal containing photos and articles on the latest weaponry, enemy tactics, recognition tips and quizzes, rescue operations, and rating information for all air and surface craft, and a recognition manual (1946) and sheet (1945) issued to servicemen for spotting operations during World War II.
Also included in the collection are a pamphlet on the N3N-3 biplane, UNC-Chapel Hill Navy flight school yearbooks (1942-1943), church bulletins (1946) from Oahu, Christmas Day menu and staff flyers from Kaneohe (1944-1945), and an article on the demise of the Japanese battleships MUSHASI and YAMATO (1945).
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