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Academic Year 1967-1968, Unit 11: Other Island Dependencies and Trusteeships

Description: This booklet is the sixth unit of a training course developed for Air Reserve personnel about countries and territories in the Pacific. This unit discusses Guam, American Samoa, the Ryukyu Islands, Fiji, the Solomon Islands, and New Guinea. It includes background information, review questions, and a list of suggested readings for further study.
Date: January 1967
Creator: Air University (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Atami Hotel Postcard]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mrs. E.A. Wakeham from her daughter. The image on the postcard is of the Atami Hotel and "Atami Hotel, Atami Hot Springs" is printed on the front along with some Japanese characters. The correspondence on the back reads "Dearest Mother - We spent a wonderful three days at this hotel. We were able to get European style rooms for two nights. One night we stayed was in Japanese style - was [...] experience - sleeping on the floor and wearing no shoes in the room. Beautiful [scenery] and etc. [...]"
Date: July 13, 1952
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Black Car]

Description: Photograph of a black car, likely on a military base in Japan. The note on the back of the photo reads, "The color of the car is what the Japanese love. The Emperor drives a big black Chrystler, so everyone must have a black one."
Date: 195u
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Car Flipped Over]

Description: Photograph of a car that is flipped over in the street and burning. There are several people looking on, including one man in the foreground crouching, and one man holding a baton.
Date: 195u
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Cart with Drums]

Description: Photograph of a float or cart with a tokai drum visible on it. There are several people wearing traditional Japanese clothing around the float and a woman, possibly Dolores Lamb, holding a camera.
Date: 195u
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Wasps and Wacs Enter Service]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about Nancy Love being selected as the leader of the newly organized WACS, a group of ferrying female pilots. The WASPs are also mentioned in this article and other articles about the Ferrying Division, entertainment, and a Professor from Tokyo coming to speak are included as well.
Date: November 5, 1943
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Current Study 16, Chapter 4. Africa and the Free World

Description: This booklet is the fourth chapter of a training course developed for Air Reserve personnel about African countries. This chapter discusses the relationships between African nations and non-Communist countries, including the United States. It includes background information, review questions and a list of suggested readings for further study.
Date: October 1966
Creator: Air University (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Dirt Road in Okinawa]

Description: Photograph of a dirt road with military buildings to the left and right with a note written on the back that reads, "Pension Row, Butter Buildings, men and womens quarters, Okinawa 1949". "Dorothy" can also be seen on the back, written in pencil on the right side.
Date: 1949
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Dolores Lamb in Kimono]

Description: Photograph of Dolores Lamb, wearing a kimono in front of the Atami Hotel. A note on the back reads, "Dolores gone native - this is the hotel we like so well - the open place on the third floor is our room you sleep on the floors." "1954" is written in ink below the note on the back.
Date: 195u
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum