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TYNAN, JOHN E. Papers. 1917-1966

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Call No. 167.612

IRIS Nos. 10110140-1010142

(1900- ). Second Lieutenant, 1917-1919. Born 16 August 1900, New York, NY. Served to grade of Private, Air Service, 1917-1918; commissioned Second Lieutenant, Air Service, May 1918. Career assignments include: duty with 1st Reserve (later 26th) Aero Squadron, 1917-1919.

Personal papers relating to Tynan's military service. Includes some personal papers correspondence (1966), some observations on World War I Armistice, and a newsletter of the 1st Reserve Aero Squadron (1939). Also contains photographs (1917-1919) including various battle scenes in France, particularly from Rheims, as well as various individuals including William Howard Taft and Woodrow Wilson. Also includes several issues of Plane News (198-1919) and a newspaper of the Third Aviation Instruction Center (American Expeditionary Forces).