SCHLATTER, DAVID MYRON Papers. 1923-1958
Published January 25, 2008
.87 cu ft
Call No. 168.7052
IRIS Nos. 1001353-1001368
(1901-1973). Lieutenant General. USAF, 1923-1957. Born 21 November 1901, Fostoria, OH. BS, United States Military Academy, 1923. Air Corps Tactical School, 1937; Command and General Staff School, 1939; Army and Navy Staff College, 1943. Career assignments include: various duties as company and field grade officer, 1923-1940; Director of Training, West Coast Air Corps Training Center, 1940-1941; Director of Air Support, Office of Director of Military Requirements, HQ USAAF, 1941-1942; Deputy Chief of Staff, HQ Flying Training Command, 1943; Deputy Chief of Staff, HQ Ninth Air Force, 1943-1944; Deputy Chief of Air Staff and Commanding General, US Component, Supreme Headquarters' Allied Expeditionary Forces, 1944-1945; Deputy Commander, Air University, 1946-1948; Commander, Air Research and Development Command, 1950-1951; Commander, Allied Air Forces - Southern Europe, 1951-1954; Commandant, Armed Forces Staff College, 1954-1957. Retired July 1957. Died 14 December 1973, Lackland AFB, TX.
Personal and official papers relating to Schlatter's military career. Includes official correspondence (1936-1954) and daily diaries (1944-1945). Also includes speeches by Schlatter (1946-1956) and various materials from duty at Air University. Includes some photographs pertaining to US Air Forces in Europe, 1944-1945, and some copies of Schlatter's personnel records.