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Preliminary Inventory of the United States Army Air Forces, Air Matériel Command T-2, Air Documents Division Translation Section translations
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Description
Abstracts and translations of captured German military and industrial technical reports, 1937-1945, relating to aeronautics. Includes German texts of reports in many cases. Translations made by the Air Matériel Command and by various American aeronautical companies, especially the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation. Includes Air Matériel Command reports, 1946, listing translated documents.
Background
Air Material Command was a United States Army Air Forces command, between 1944 and 1946, and United States Air Force command, between 1946 and 1961. Its headquarters were located at Write-Patterson Air Force Base, east of Dayton Ohio in Greene and Montgomery counties. The materiel division’s primary role and responsibility was procurement and research & development. The functions of research and development and logistics were operated separately during World War II until they were reunited for several years in the late 1940’s under Air Materiel Command.
Extent
62 manuscript boxes (30.1 linear feet)
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Availability
Collection is open for research.The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.