ANDERSON, Frederick Lewis Papers (1944-1945)

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Call Nos. 145.161-7, 519.476-2, 519.1611 (1945)

IRIS Nos. 00214811, 00216842

(1905-1969). Major General. USAAF, 1928-1947. Born 4 October 1905, Kingston, NY. BS, United States Military Academy, 1928. Air Corps Tactical School, 1940. Commissioned Second Lieutenant. Calvary, June 1928; transferred to Air Corps, November 1929. Career assignments include: various duties as company and field grade officer, 1929-1940; Assistant to the Chief, Training Section, Training and Operations Division, Chief of the Air Corps, 1941; Deputy Director of Bombardment, HQ Army Air Forces, 1942; Commanding General, VIII Bomber Command, 1943; Deputy Chief for Operations, US Strategic Air Force, 1944-1945; Assistant Chief of Air Staff Personnel, HQ Army Air Forces, 1945-1947. Retired 1947. US Ambassador to NATO, 1952-1953. Died 3 March 1969, Houston, TX.

Official papers relating to Anderson's assignment as Deputy Chief of Operations, USTAF, 1944-1945. Contains official and semiofficial correspondence, including letters to and from Generals Kuter and Loutzenheiser on use and deployment of strategic bombing forces, unity of air effort, and plans for post-hostility deployment of occupying air forces. Also includes correspondence relating to the dropping of supplies to Polish Partisans in Warsaw, September-October 1944.

Related materials located elsewhere in the Document Collection, Air Force Historical Research Agency, include an oral history interview with transcript (1947).