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John William McClane Papers

 Collection — Container: M00-1
Identifier: M00-1

Scope and Contents

John William McClane was a U. S. Army navigator in Europe during World War II. These memoirs by McClane, "The War Years: World War II as experienced by an Army Air Force navigator," describe in great detail his arrival in Europe in 1941, his missions with the 44th Bomb Group, and his return from Europe in 1945 and discharge from the military. The manuscript was issued in four parts from 1985-1989. The text was printed from a Word Processor file, with illustrative material photocopied.

Dates

  • Created: 1941-1945
  • Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1999

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research. For information relating to Mr. McClane and to make an appointment to view the collection, contact 904-620-1533 or email: lib-special@unf.edu

Extent

4.00 folders

Abstract

John William McClane was a U. S. Army navigator in Europe during World War II. These memoirs by McClane, "The War Years: World War II as experienced by an Army Air Force navigator," describe in great detail his arrival in Europe in 1941, his missions with the 44th Bomb Group, and his return from Europe in 1945 and discharge from the military. The manuscript was issued in four parts from 1985-1989. The text was printed from a Word Processor file, with illustrative material photocopied.

Arrangement Note

Chronological.

Source of Acquisition

Gift of the author, 1999

Related Materials

Miller, Dianna Lynn. The combat experiences of John William McClane, Junior : how air combat affected Eighth Air Force air crew members during and after World War II. Thesis (M.A. in History)--University of North Florida, College of Arts and Sciences, Dept. of History, 1999
Title
John William McClane Papers
Author
Collection Description/Finding Aid prepared by Eileen D. Brady.
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
eng

Repository Details

Part of the UNF Library Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Contact:
1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville FL 32224 US
904-620-1533