NAIDEN, EARL LARNE Papers. 1911-1944
Published January 25, 2008
.25 cu ft
Call No. 168.7062
IRIS No. 1010151
(1894-1944). Brigadier General. USAAF, 1917-1942. Born 2 February 1894, Woodward, IA. BS, United States Military Academy, 1915. Command and General Staff School, 1923; Army War College, 1927; Ecole Superieure de Guerre, Paris, 1929. Commissioned Second Lieutenant, Cavalry, June 1915 and served to grade of First Lieutenant, 1915-1917; began duty in Aviation Section, Signal Corps, April 1917. Career assignments include: various duties as company and field grade officer, 1917-1942; successively Chief of Staff and Commanding General, Tenth Air Force, 1942. Died 20 September 1944, Redmond Field, CA.
Personal papers relating to Naiden's USAAF career. Contains personal correspondence and photograph albums including some photographs of Mexican border service (1916) and various memorabilia on early aviation.