Historical Documents from World War II
We Thought We Heard the Angels Sing
Lt. James C. Whittaker
This book belonged to Lt. Jack H. Gardner, a friend of the author, Lt. James C. Whittaker. Both men served in the Sixth Ferrying Group, US Army Air Corps Transport Command at Long Beach, California.
Due to copyright restrictions, this item shows only the note to Lt. Gardner and the signature of the author on the title page.
- James C. Whittaker
- E. P. Dutton and Company, Inc., June 9, 1943
- Owner - Includes the name of the original owner
- Long Beach Army Air Field; Long Beach, California, USA
- Bronson Gardner
- Private Collection
- Jack H. Gardner
Direct Link (Item 000343):
- Army Air Forces Collection, "We Thought We Heard the Angels Sing: Lt. James C. Whittaker" (item 000343), AAF Collection, http://AAFCollection.info/items/list.php?item=000343 (accessed 24 January 2018).
Added: August 30, 2012
An account of the flight carrying World War I ace Eddie Rickenbacker that ditched in the Pacific in 1942, written by co-pilot Lt. James C. Whittaker. This is an excerpt showing only a note and signature of the author.
Army Air Forces Collection Item 000343 is licensed by Mike Voisin under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.