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Wise (Kenneth Roy) Personal Papers
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SERIES I: Documents

 

Folder 1 – Military Documents

Physical Description: 1. Pilot Instrument Certificate Application and Flight Check Form, May 1945. 2. Personnel Orders, April 15, 1944. 3. Air Force Reserve Qualification Data Sheet, April 15, 1944. 4. Air Force Reserve Inventory Questionnaire, August 27, 1952.
 

Folder 2 – Individual Flight Records

Physical Description: Military Flight Records from October 1943 thru June 1946.
 

Folder 3 – Flight Training Handouts

Physical Description: 1. General Flight Rules. 2. Standard Procedure – Basic AT-6 Training, October 1944. 3. Interior Guard Duty. 4. Suggested Grade Slip Entries (terms and phrases for Daily Logs). 5. Restricted United States and British Naval Vessels (identification), Santa Ana Pre Flight Pilot, Santa Ana, California. 6. Guide to Navigation Training, Luke Field, Phoenix, Arizona, March 15, 1944. 7. Aircraft Identification (Preflight Schools), Student’s Workbook, First Edition, March 1, 1943. 8. Instrument Questionnaire, September 16, 1945. 9. Customs and Courtesies of the Military Service. 10. AT-6 and BT-13 Procedures checklist.
 

Folder 4 – Orders, 1944

 

Folder 5 – Orders, 1945 and 1946

 

Folder 6 – Personal Ephemera

Physical Description: 1. Two personal business cards for Kenneth R. Wise, Lieutenant Air Corps, Army of the United States. 2. “Spic & Span Club” membership card. 3. AAF Instrument Flight Test certificate/card, April 15, 1944. 4. AAF Instrument Pilot Certificate/card, December 22, 1945. 5. Enlisted Reserve Corps, ID card, December 8, 1942. 6. Immunization Register, August 23, 1944. 7. “So You’ve Won Your Wings” greeting card from Harold D. and Mrs. Curry. 8. Four Worship Service pamphlets, Laoag Army Air Base and SS Marine Jumper. 9. Type-written poem, “The Stooge” by “Anonymous.” 10. Four certificates: Instrument, November 2, 1944; Advanced Single Engine Pilot School, April 15, 1944; Certificate of Appreciation for War Service from Hap Arnold, n/d; and Thank you certificate from Harry Truman, n/d. 11. Two booklets: “There’s NO Substitute for Marksmanship!” and “Don’t Kill Your Friends.” 12. Two newsletters: “Bombsight,” Kirtland Field, January 1945; SS Marine Jumper “Jumper Journal,” June 25, 1946.
 

SERIES II: Logbooks

 

Folder 7 – Logbooks

Physical Description: 1. Flight Log notebook/diary, July 1943. 2. Pilot Logbook, July 15, 1943 – June1, 1944. AT-6 and Vultee B-13. 3. Notebook, 25th Bomb Squadron, July and August 1945.
 

SERIES III: Booklets

 

Folder 8 – Booklets

Physical Description: 1. “Going Back to Civilian Life,” War and Navy Departments, February 1946. 2. “The Airplane Commander,” Air Forces Manual No. 65, February 1945. 3. “Thunderstorms,” Aerology Series, No. 2, n/d. 4. “25 Missions – The Story of the Memphis Belle,” Training Aids Division, AAF, July 1943. 5. “Lessons That Live as told by AAF Pilots,” a collection of short stories, n/d. 6. “Here’s How – Operation of the C-1 Autopilot,” Aeronautical Division, Minneapolis- Honeywell, n/d.
 

SERIES IV: Photographs

 

Folder 9 – B&W Photographs

 

SERIES V: Aeronautical Maps

 

Folder 10 – Aeronautical Maps

 

SERIES VI: Manuals

 

Folder 11 – Manuals

 

SERIES VII: Yearbooks

 

Folder 11 – Yearbooks

Physical Description: 1. King’s Log, Class of 44-C, King City, California. 2. King’s Log, Class of 44-D, King City, California. December 1943. Three copies. 3. Lt. Gadget, Class of 44-D, Luke Field, Phoenix, Arizona. Two copies, soft and hardcover. 4. Bee Tee, Class of 44-D, Gardner Field, California. February 1944.