HOLLOWAY, BRUCE KEENER Papers. 1942-1972

3.13 cu ft

Call No. 168.7031

IRIS Nos. 00126598-00126618

(1912- ). General. USAF, 1937-1972. Born 1 September 1912, Knoxville, TN. BS, United States Military Academy, 1937. Air Command and Staff School, 1947; National War College, 1951. Commissioned Second Lieutenant, Cavalry, June 1937; began duty in Air Corps, September 1937. Career assignments include: various duties as company and field grade officer, 1938-1947; Director of Air Defense, HQ Air Defense Command, 1947-1948; Deputy for Operations, HQ ADC, 1949-1950; Deputy Director for Requirements, HQ USAF, 1953-1955; Deputy Commander, successively, Ninth Air Force and Twelfth Air Force, 1955-1959; Director of Operational Requirements, HQ USAF, 1959-1961; Deputy Commander, US Strike Command, 1961-1965; Commander-in-Chief, US Air Forces in Europe, 1965-1966; Vice Chief of Staff, USAF, 1966-1968; Commander-in-Chief, Strategic Air Command, 1968-1972. Retired May 1972.

Official papers relating to Holloway's Air Force career. Contains some official correspondence (1951-1952) relating to air defense, research and development, and Project LINCOLN. Includes copies and Tape recordings of speeches, lectures, and command briefings by Holloway on various topics (1956-1972). Also includes some copies of Holloway's personnel records (1942-1972).

Access to some materials restricted by security classifications.

Related material located elsewhere in the Document Collection, Air Force Historical Research Agency, include an oral history interview with transcript (1977).