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CRAIGIE, Laurence Cardee Papers (1935-1955)

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Call No. 168.7165

IRIS No. 1038670

(1902-1994). Lieutenant General. USAF, 1923-1955. Born 26 January 1902, Concord, NH. BS, United States Military Academy, 1923. Air Corps Engineering School, 1935; Army Industrial College, 1939; Air Corps Tactical School, 1940. Career assignments include: various duties as company and field grade officer, 1923-1943; Commanding General, 87th Fighter Wing, 1943-1944; Commander, 63rd Fighter Wing, MarchSeptember 1944; successively Deputy Chief and Chief, Engineering Division, Air Technical Service Command, November 1944-1947; Director of Research and Development, Office of the Deputy Chief for Materiel, 1947-1948; Commandant, USAF Institute of Technology, 1948-1950; Vice Commander, Far East Air Forces, 1950-1951; Deputy Chief of Staff for Development, 1951-1954; Commander, Allied Air Force in Southern Europe, 1954-1955. Retired June 1955. Died 27 February 1994.

Personal papers relating to Craigie's Air Force career. Includes biographical sketches and newsclippings (1935-1955). Also includes photographs and negatives of photographs.

Access to some material restricted by USAF administrative restrictions.

Related materials located elsewhere in the Document Collection, Air Force Historical Research Agency include oral history interviews with transcripts (1951, 1971, 1973).