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LUEHMAN, ARNO HERMAN Papers. 1904-1958

2.1 cu ft

Call No. 168.7009, GP-19-SU

IRIS Nos. 125920-125959, 078121-078123

(1911-1989). Major General. USAF, 1934-1966. Born 7 September 1911, Milwaukee, WI. BS, United States Military Academy, 1934. Naval War College, 1942; Air War College, 1948; National War College, 1951. Commissioned Second Lieutenant, Infantry, June 1934. Career assignments include: various duties as company and field grade officer, 1934-1943; Chief of Staff, Thirteenth Air Force, 1943-1945; Assistant to Chief of Staff, Plans, HQ USAAF, 1946-1947; Chief of Staff to USAF Representative to United Nations Military Staff Committee, 1948-1951; Deputy Director and (later) Director of Information, Office of the Secretary, Department of the Air Force, 1951-1954 and 1957-1962; Commandant, Air War College, 1964-1966. Retired August 1966. Died 5 December 1989, Bethesda Naval Hospital.

Personal papers relating to Luehman's years in the military. Includes published materials and clippings relating to the Sino-Japanese conflict (1934-1938), a few materials on the United States Military Academy (1929-1934), studies relating to the Arctic (1946-1947), and several items on the United Nations (1945-1958). Also includes some material on bombing and bombsights (1937-1943).

Related materials located elsewhere in the Document Collection, Air Force Historical Research Agency, include oral history interviews with transcripts (1978, 1986).