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Robert Butler was a Staff Sergeant with the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. Butler was a writer, stationed at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida, and also appears to have spent time in North Africa with the 12th Air Force.

Identifier

NASM.2016.0036

Creator

Butler, Robert

Date

bulk 1942-1945

Provenance

Judith L Butler-Lacy, Gift, 2016

Extent

0.2 Cubic feet ((1 box))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Photographic prints

Articles

Leaflets

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the following: fourteen negatives; a folder of calendars and invitations from the French Brigade de Bombardement (31st and 34 Escadres); a few articles written by Robert Butler; a propaganda leaflet in Arabic (probably for Operation Torch); a brochure on Edinburgh, Scotland, for the U.S. Armed Forces; and 138 black and white photographs, both snapshots as well as images by Army Air Corps photographers. The images show both personnel and aircraft, notably the Martin (Glenn L.) B-26 Marauder, at both MacDill Air Force Base and in North Africa and Sardinia.

Genre/Form

Photographic prints

Articles

Leaflets

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

Citation

Robert Butler World War II Photography, Accession 2016-0036 , National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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