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Grouping USAAF/AF Pilot B-17, B-29, B-47, B-52 WW2-Korea-Vietnam


This is a large Document Grouping USAAF/AF Pilot B-17, B-29, B-47, B-52 WW2-Korea-Vietnam Lt. Col John Shaw Jr. Commander/Flight Instructor/Examiner

Condensed from his obituary:

John B. Shaw Jr. was a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force for 25 years. He received numerous decorations while flying bombing missions during the Korean and Vietnam wars. He also served as a flight instructor while in the service. He retired from the Air Force in 1967 while stationed at Carswell Air Force Base. He later worked at General Dynamics and Leonard Properties.

Not all items are pictured in the photos:

Letter of acceptance into AAF Pilot Training Dec, 7, 1942, with newspaper clipping of promotion from Aviation Cadet to Lieutenant.

Training Record B17, B29, B47, B52, ABC Nuclear Weapons Delivery, Survival Training

1965 Chit for issue of 8 Revolvers, 8 Shoulder Holsters, 4 Headsets

1965 Air Medal and 1966 Air Force Commendation Medal Citations and General Orders

Undated authorization to wear Combat Crewmember Badge as member of the 9th Bomb Squadron

1952 Photo of Aircraft Commander Shaw with Crew

Photos of folded B29 in desert scrub

Miscellaneous Pics - one looks like Shaw with flight suit and parachute with Air Ministry stamps on back, group photo of British and American Pilots stamped “Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd” on back,

1962 Special Order Shaw designated as B-52 Aircraft Commander, plus other Orders.

1964 Special Orders Shaw designated as B-52F Instructor & Instrument Flight Examiner

Original Artwork Portrait of Shaw “Winfield House, London, England 1952”

Photos of Shaw giving class instruction

  • Model: SF-1Y23A
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