The Henry and Betty John papers, 1931-1970.


The Henry and Betty John papers, 1931-1970.

Contains the following types of materials: books / manuals, biographies. Contains information pertaining to the following war and time period: World War II (WWII). Contains information pertaining to the following military units and organizations: 27th United States (U.S.) Bombardment Group; 22th U.S. Bomber Wing; 344th U.S. Bombardment Group, 9th U.S. Air Force. General description of the collection: The Henry and Betty John papers include several literary pieces by Mrs. John, many concerning WWII, which make up the main body of this collection: WORTH HIS WEIGHT IN GOLD, a biography of Colonel Reginald F.C. Vance, air attacheĢ of the American embassy in London, commander of the 27th Bombardment Group, the 22nd Bomber Wing, the 344th Bombardment Group; Ninth (9th) Air Force; FIELD ORDER #1090, probably a fictional account of an airplane crash in Germany during the war; WINGS FOR MIM, a tale of life and love in the post-war occupation Air Force; and MEDICAL MILESTONES, a summary of important or unusual medical developments published under the auspices of Medical Mutual of Cleveland. A biography of Dr. John, written in 1931, and a reprint of articles from the CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER of 1970 concerning hardships of certain kinds of veterans' insurance -- articles prompted by complaints of Dr. and Mrs. John are also included.

1 box.


SNAC Resource ID: 7621078

U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center

Related Entities

There are 8 Entities related to this resource.

United States. Army Air Forces (person)

The Army Air Forces War Adjustment Course was established in 1944 at several locations in the U.S., one of which was Harvard Business School. The HBS program involved eight weeks of training in the business of contract terminations, cutbacks, and property disposal necessitated by changes in Army Air Forces tactical requirements. Approximately 4,200 officers received instruction throughout the country, about one sixth of them at HBS. The goal of the program was to train men for participation in t...

United States. Army Air Forces. Bombardment Group, 344th. (corporateBody)

United States. Army Air Forces. Bomber Wing, 22nd. (corporateBody)

John, Betty (person)

Vance, Reginald F. C. (person)

United States. Army Air Forces. Bombardment Group, 27th. (corporateBody)

John, Henry Jerry, 1885- (person)

Henry Jaroslav John was born in 1885 in Olomouc in the province of Moravia (Czech Republic) and joined his parents in the U.S. at age 14. He worked in Oklahoma and in Kansas, where he went to school at the University of Kansas. In 1912, he recieved his Masters at the University of Minnesota. He received his M.D. in 1916 from Western Reserve University of Medicine. When practicing in New York, he worked with diabetes specialist F.M. Allen. On October 9, 1928, John married Betty Beaman and the cou...

United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 9th (corporateBody)