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Edwin M. Janeczek was in the 23rd Mobile Reclamation and Repair Squadron, attached to the 9th Air Force. Janeczek was responsible for the maintenance of the United States Army Air Forces' Piper L-4 and L-5 Grasshoppers used as liaison aircraft during the Ardennes Campaign / Battle of the Bulge.

Identifier

NASM.2010.0002

Creator

Janeczek, Edwin.

Date

bulk 1940s

Provenance

Michael Janeczek, Gift, 2009

Extent

0.18 Cubic feet ((1 box))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Photographs

Technical manuals

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of ninety-nine black and white prints (with 32 corresponding negatives), most of Piper L-4 and L-5 Grasshoppers, but also including shots of Martin (Glenn L.) B-26 Marauder (Model 179). This collection also contains Janeczek's Maintenance Inspection Record and related documentation for his work on Boeing B-17Gs, and the July 15, 1942 technical manual, "Aircraft Induction, Fuel and Oil Systems, TM 1-407."

Genre/Form

Photographs

Technical manuals -- 20th century

Rights

Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Topics Airplanes
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations
Aeronautics
Martin (Glenn L.) B-26 Marauder (Model 179)
Piper L-4 Family

Citation

Edwin M. Janeczek World War II Photographs, Accession 2010-0002, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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