[Hangar at Hitchcock Naval Air Station]

[Hangar at Hitchcock Naval Air Station]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Hangar at Hitchcock Naval Air Station
Contributing Partner: Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library
[Four K-type airships docked in the hangar at Hitchcock Naval Air Station]

[Four K-type airships docked in the hangar at Hitchcock Naval Air Station]

Date: February 12, 1944
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of four blimps and the blimp hangar at Hitchcock Naval Air Station. The hangar was 1,000', 300' wide and more than 200' high.
Contributing Partner: Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library
[Men holding ropes, blimp at Hitchcock Naval Air Station]

[Men holding ropes, blimp at Hitchcock Naval Air Station]

Date: November 30, 1943
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of a blimp and the blimp hangar at Hitchcock Naval Air Station. The hangar was 1,000', 300' wide and more than 200' high.
Contributing Partner: Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library
[Administration Building, Hitchcock Naval Air Station]

[Administration Building, Hitchcock Naval Air Station]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo in front of the administration building at Hitchcock Naval Air Station. A. H. Horn is identified. Sailors and officers in navy uniforms.
Contributing Partner: Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library
[Replacing a fin brace and suspension patch on a K-62 blimp at Hitchcock Naval Air Station]

[Replacing a fin brace and suspension patch on a K-62 blimp at Hitchcock Naval Air Station]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of a man standing on a blimp. Replacing a fin brace and suspension patch on a K-62 blimp at Hitchcock Naval Air Station.
Contributing Partner: Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library
[Hangar at Hitchcock Naval Air Station with five K-type blimps]

[Hangar at Hitchcock Naval Air Station with five K-type blimps]

Date: May 1, 1944
Creator: unknown
Description: Hangar at Hitchcock Naval Air Station with five K-type blimps.
Contributing Partner: Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library
[Man standing on tank]

[Man standing on tank]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a soldier standing on a tank. Painted on the side of the tank: "Big Gas Bird (Navy)"
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Oral History Interview with Cleatus A. LeBow, May 2, 2006

Oral History Interview with Cleatus A. LeBow, May 2, 2006

Date: May 2, 2006
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Lebow, Cleatus A.
Description: Interview with Cleatus A. LeBow, a serviceman in the U. S. Navy during World War II. LeBow joined the navy in 1943 and went from Lubbock, Texas to San Diego for recruit training. He shipped out to Pearl Harbor aboard an LST from San Francisco. At Pearl Harbor, he was assigned to a work detail aboard the USS Oklahoma, which had just been righted. Shortly thereafter, he boarded the USS Indianapolis to serve as a range finder operator on one of the gun turrets. Upon leaving Hawaii, the Indianapolis went to Tarawa and then the Marshall Islands. LeBow witnessed Japanese civilian suicides on Saipan. He also witnessed the flag-raising on Iwo Jima from his range finder position aboard the ship. LeBow describes being hit by a kamikaze off Okinawa. He also discusses delivering atomic bomb components to Tinian and being torpedoed on the way to the Philippines. He describes abandoning the ship and spending five days in the water, including his faith in God, hallucinations, rescue, and his recovery.
Contributing Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
Oral History Interview with Lowell Dean Cox, February 1, 2005

Oral History Interview with Lowell Dean Cox, February 1, 2005

Date: February 1, 2005
Creator: Bryk, Clarence & Cox, Lowell Dean
Description: Interview with Lowell Dean Cox, a serviceman in the U. S. Navy during World War II. He discusses joining the Navy and serving aboard the USS Indianapolis (CA-35). He was on board when the cruiser was attacked by a Japanese submarine and survived for five days in the water before being rescued.
Contributing Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
Oral History Interview with E. R. Dolinar, April 5, 2003

Oral History Interview with E. R. Dolinar, April 5, 2003

Date: April 5, 2003
Creator: Bryk, Clarence & Dolinar, E. R.
Description: Interview with E.R. (Ed) Dolinar, a serviceman with the U. S. Navy during World War II. He discusses going to boot camp, torpedo school and submarine school. He was on the SSN Stingray as a torpedo crewman that offloaded supplies and guerillas in the Philippines. It picked up stranded Japanese sailors and transported them to Australia. The Stingray was then decomissioned. He was then part of a crew that studied and stripped captured German submarines, and he discusses the differences between the U-boats and the US submarines. He also discusses the Bolomen, Filipino guerillas who fought the Japanese during the occupation. He also talks briefly about his experience of being hit with depth charges and gives his opinions on General MacArthur and President Truman.
Contributing Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
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