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Jack Gardner

Jack H. Gardner enlisted in the Army Air Corps in January 1940 at Fort McDowell, California. He graduated an aircraft armament course in June 1941 at Lowry Field, near Denver, Colorado. He then completed Basic Flight training in Class 42-G at the Brady Aviation School, Curtis Field, near Brady, Texas in June 1942.

Jack was promoted to Staff Sergeant Pilot in August 1942, after training at the Lubbock Army Flying School in Lubbock, Texas. By December 1942 he was made Flight Officer at the Long Beach Army Air Field, Long Beach, California. He made Second Lieutenant at the same station in May 1943. He was a pilot with the Ferrying Division, Air Transport Command from August 1942 until December 1944.

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We Thought We Heard the Angels Sing Click for Details
Lt. James C. Whittaker

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.

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Sixth Ferrying Group Click for Details
Sixth Ferrying Group, Long Beach Army Air Field, Long Beach, California

Base personnel book for the Air Transport Command, Ferrying Division, Sixth Ferrying Group at Long Beach Army Air Field, Long Beach, California.

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Pilot's Flight Log Click for Details
Flight Log of Jack H. Gardner, Book 1

Pilot flight log of Lt. Jack H. Gardner.

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Pilot Flight Record Click for Details
Jack H. Gardner, Brayton Flying Service, Cuero, Texas

Flight log book of Jack H. Gardner while at the Brayton Flying Service, Cuero, Texas.

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Master Pilot Log Click for Details
Flight Log of Jack H. Gardner, Book 2

Pilot flight log of Jack H. Gardner.

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Cadet Jack H. Gardner's Letter to his Parents

A letter written by cadet Jack H. Gardner to his parents. He describes a death-defying experience he had while in basic flight training.

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Jack H. Gardner Collection Click for Details
Training Documents

Certificates, diplomas, examinations and training records from the collection of Lieutenant Jack H. Gardner.

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Jack H. Gardner Collection Click for Details
Promotions and Awards

Certificates, promotions, ribbons and medals from the collection of Lieutenant Jack H. Gardner.

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Jack H. Gardner Collection Click for Details
Photographs

Photographs from the collection of Lieutenant Jack H. Gardner.

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Jack H. Gardner Collection Click for Details
Discharge Documents

Certificates, orders and discharge records from the collection of Lieutenant Jack H. Gardner.

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Graduation Photographs Click for Details
Class 41-A, Air Corps Technical School, Lowry Field, Denver, Colorado

Graduation photographs of Aircraft Armorers at the Air Corps Technical School, Lowry Field, Denver, Colorado.

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Flight Click for Details
Class 42-G, Curtis Field, Brady, Texas

Class book for basic pilot class 42-G at Brady Aviation School, Curtis Field, Brady, Texas.

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