Guide to the World War II Carpetbagger Project manuscript
1942-1945

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Overview of the Collection

Title: World War II Carpetbagger Project manuscript
Dates: 1942-1945 ( inclusive )
Quantity: .5 linear ft.
Collection Number: XOE_CPNWS0326carpetbagger
Summary: This manuscript contains a military history of the United States Air Force's 492nd Bombardment Group. Also known as the Carpetbagger Project, the 492nd flew special operations to deliver supplies to resistance groups in enemy-occupied countries during World War II.
Repository: Western Washington University
Heritage Resources

Center for Pacific Northwest Studies
Goltz-Murray Building
808 25th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-9123
Phone: 360 650 7747
Email: heritage.resources@wwu.edu
http://library.wwu.edu/heritageresources

Languages: Collection materials are in English. 

Content Description

This manuscript contains a military history of the United States Air Force's 492nd Bombardment Group. Also known as the Carpetbagger Project, the 492nd flew special operations to deliver supplies to resistance groups in enemy-occupied countries during World War II. The manuscript contains references to official military correspondence, journal entries and other personal accounts, and numerous photographs and copies of newspaper clippings.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

The collection is open to the public.

Preferred Citation :  

World War II Carpetbagger Project manuscript, Center for Pacific Northwest Studies, Heritage Resources, Western Washington University, Bellingham WA 98225-9123.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information :  

Acquisition information is unknown.

Related Materials :  

The Center for Pacific Northwest Studies also houses the James B. Hogg collection on the D-Day Invasion which contains additional manuscript material related to World War II.


Subjects

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the online catalog. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

  • Corporate Names :
  • United States.--Army Air Force.--Bomb Group, 492nd--History--Sources
  • Corporate Names :
  • United States.--Army Air Force.--Bomb Group, 801st--History--Sources
  • Subject Terms :
  • World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American--History--Sources

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