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LANGMEAD, EDMUND CLARENCE Papers. 1943-1945

.63 cu ft

Call No. 168.7011

IRIS Nos. 00126004-00126015

(1894-1978). Major General. USAF, 1920-1954. Born 3 September 1894, Cleveland, OH. Air Service Engineering School, 1923; Air Corps Engineering School, 1931; Air Corps Tactical School, 1936; Army Industrial College, 1937. Served to grade of Private First Class, Aviation Section, Signal Enlisted Reserve Corps, 1918; Private, Cadet Detachment, Air Service, 1920-1921; commissioned Second Lieutenant, Air Service, August 1921. Career assignments include: various duties as company and field grade officer, 1921-1943; Air Officer, HQ Allied Expeditionary Forces, 1943-1944; Deputy Commander, First Tactical Air Force (Provisional), 1944-1945; various staff and command duties, 1945-1951; Commander, San Bernardino Air Materiel Area, 1951-1954. Retired September 1954. Died 18 September 1978, Daytona Beach, FL.

Official papers relating to Langmead's Air Force career. Includes copies of official reports pertaining to Allied Expeditionary Forces and the First Tactical Air Force (Provisional), 1943-1945.