FAIRBROTHER, William Herman Papers (1921-1970)
Published January 16, 2008
1.2 cu ft
Call No. 168.7054
IRIS No. 1002326-1002382
Brigadier General. USAF, 1944-1974.
Born in Endicott, NY. BS, United States Military Academy, 1944. Royal Air Force Flying College, 1957; Air War College, 1961. Career assignments include: various duties as company and field grade officer, 1944-1964; Office of Chief of Staff, 1964-1966; successively Vice Commander and Commander, 14th Special Operations Wing, 1969-1970; Deputy Chief of Staff, Distribution, HQ Air Force Logistics Command, 1970-1974. Retired July 1974.
Personal papers relating to Fairbrother's Air Force career. Includes collection of various United States Military Academy textbooks (1940-1944). Also includes several training manuals, handbooks, and pamphlets (1947-1970) relating to air tactics, electronics, survival, physiology of flight, and other similar topics.
Related materials located elsewhere in the Document Collection, Air Force Historical Research Agency, include an oral history interview with transcript (1974).