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MARTIN, GLEN WEBSTER Papers. 1939-1973

11.5 cu ft

Call No. 168.7048

IRIS Nos. 903544-903708, 1080974-1080975

(1916-1994). Lieutenant General. USAF, 1939-1973. Born 23 May 1916, Chicago, IL. BS, Purdue U, 1937. Commissioned Second Lieutenant, Field Artillery Reserve, June 1937: Flying Cadet, 1939; appointed Second Lieutenant, Air Reserve, November 1939. Career assignments include: Office of Assistant Chief of Staff, Operations, HQ USAAF, 1942-1943; Commanding Officer, 504th Bomb Group, 1944-1945; Executive Officer to Secretary of Air Force, 1947-1950; Chief, War Plans Branch, HQ US Air Forces in Europe, 1951-1953; Deputy Director of Air Policy, Office of Air Deputy, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, 1953-1953; Commander, 6th Bomb Wing, 1954-1956; Commander, 47th Air Division, 1956-1957; successively Deputy Director and Director of Plans, Deputy Chief of Staff, Plans and Programs, HQ USAF, 1957-1961; Military Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force, 1961-1962; successively Deputy Director and Director of Plans, Deputy Chief of Staff, Plans and Operations, HQ Pacific Air Forces, 1962-1965; The Inspector General, USAF, 1965-1967; Deputy Chief of Staff, Plans and Operations, HQ USAF, 1967-1969; Vice Commander-in-Chief, Strategic Air Command, 1969-1973. Retired 1973. Died 23 June 1994.

Personal and official papers relating to Martin's Air Force career. Contains personal and official correspondence (1943-1973). Includes Martin's policy file for the Air Force Council (1965-1969). Also includes various materials on Zuckert-LeMay conference (1962), Projects ALAMEIN and MEMORANDA (1962-1965), and on unorthodox warfare (1950-1954). Includes some speeches and logs while Vice Commander-in-Chief, Strategic Air Command (1969-1973), and several tapes of speeches and discussions by Martin (1969-1973). Contains some materials on 504th Bomb Group (1943-1946), a reference file on various topics (1948-1961), and various materials on international law (1961-1963). Also includes some copies of his personnel records (1939-1973).

Access to some items restricted by security classifications.

Related materials located elsewhere in the Document Collection, Air Force Historical Research Agency, include oral history interviews with transcripts (1961, 1977, 1978).

Related materials located elsewhere in the Document Collection, Air Force Historical Research Agency, include an oral history interview (1983).