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NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG5671.AM:  Richard O. Joyce, 1919-1983



Papers:  1942

Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.:  World War II pilot

Size:  1 folder



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The manuscript portion of the collection consists of several items relating to Richard “Dick” Joyce’s service in World War II as part of “Doolittle’s Raiders.” The collection contains three items, including a letter to Joyce from the Office of the Generalissimo of China, dated May 4, 1942. The other items included in the collection are a travel itinerary from April 19-May 5, 1942, and a newspaper clipping about Joyce from the Nebraska State Journal dating from May 20, 1942.



Note:  See the photo component [RG5671.PH] for photographs, transparencies, and copy negatives relating to Richard “Dick” Joyce’s service during World War II and his participation in the bombing of Tokyo on April 18, 1942 as part of “Doolittle’s Raiders.” See also “You Bet I Was Scared: A Doolittle Raider Remembers,” by Richard O. Joyce and Samuel Van Pelt, Nebraska History, 1995, vol. 76, pp. 54-65.



DESCRIPTION



Folder




  1. Misc. materials regarding Richard “Dick” Joyce’s service with “Doolittle’s Raiders” during World War II



 



ADDED ENTRIES:



Bombing, Aerial — Japan — Tokyo

Joyce, Richard O., 1919-1983

Tokyo (Japan) — History — Bombardment, 1942

World War, 1939-1945 — Aerial operations, American

World War, 1939-1945 — Campaigns — Japan



 



TMM   10-09-2009

Encoded TMM   05-12-2010