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Sachs (John) Personal Papers
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Series I: Documents


Folder 1 – Naval and Civil Service Records

Physical Description: 1. DD214 photocopy; Notice of Separation original; Attack Squadron 55 Duty Orders; certificates 2. Last Will & Testament, 1951. 3. Kaneohe Klipper newsletter, Oct. 18, 1941. 4. Personnel “Welcome Aboard” packet for NASNI, San Diego, 1967.

Series II: Memorabilia


Folder 2 – Naval Memoirs

Physical Description: 1. Typewritten essay about Sach’s personal and military history. 2. Xerox copy of handwritten essay about the crash of R3D on Mother Grundy Peak, January 2, 1941.

Folder 3 – John Finn’s Birthday and Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial Celebration

Physical Description: 1. John Finn was the first Medal of Honor recipient of World War II and former shipmate of John Sachs. Sachs was involved with putting up a memorial plaque at Mt. Soledad in his honor. This folder contains articles, photocopied photographs, and programs related to John Finn’s birthday celebrations and the Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial Celebration.

Series III: Manuscripts


Folder 4 – VC-35 “Expanding the Mission – The VC Squadrons”

Physical Description: 1. “Night Hookers, Part II, 1945-1954, Expanding the Mission – The VC Squadrons,” by Capt. Harry Ettinger, USN (Ret). Article from THE HOOK, Summer 1988, reprinted for the VC-35 – VA(AW)35 Association.

Folder 5 – “Wings & Wake 1955, USS Philippine Sea CVA-47


Folder 6 – “‘This is the Way I Remember It’ The PBY-5 Catalina, VP-14, 14-P-11, Transcontinental Transfer Flight,” by AMC John Charles Sachs USN (Ret.)


Series IV: Newsletters


Folder 7 – Newsletters

Physical Description: 1. PBY Catalina International Association, Vol 19, No. 2, August 2007 2. VC-35 VA(AW)-35 Association, Vol. 8, Issue 1, January 2001 3. VC-35 VA(AW)-35 Association, Vol. 11, Issue 1, January 2004 4. VC-35 VA(AW)-35 Association, Vol. 17, Issue 1, January 2010

Series V: Photographs


Folder 8 – Photographs


Folder 9 – Xerox copies of photographs with captions