AAF Collection

Welcome! Here you will find a collection of class books, manuals and pictures about the United States Army Air Forces (AAF) during World War II. The AAF was sometimes called the Army Air Corps. This is an ever-growing collection of information about Army Air Fields and training facilities, including pilot, navigator, bombardier, radio and gunnery schools.

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Jimmy Stewart: Bomber Pilot

A history of the 458th BG, 8th Air Force.

He was more than just a Hollywood actor in the AAF.

Ray-Ban Aviator Sunglasses.

An excellent description of the Norden bombsight.


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