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Title Naval aviation photograph album, Japan & Korea, 1950-1951
Collection Robert Amirault Collection
Object Name Album, Photograph
Caption Index & notes for1950-1951 Korea photo album
Scope & Content Robert C. Amirault's album of photos, taken mostly himself and mostly in or offshore from Japan and Korea between October 1950-January 1951. (2) photos are from his retirement ceremony 06/30/1964; (1) is an undated photo of his house in South Thomaston, ME; (3) are undated but taken during by the ship's photographer during Amirault's service as a naval aviator in Korea. Amirault states that he was "a member of Attack Squadron Thirty Five which was operating from the carrier USS Leyte." See image for complete index and Amirault's notes on the collection.
Album is housed in a 3-ring binder, approximately 11¼"x11½ x1½", containing (3) 8½"x11" pages of notes and 116 photos. Photos are printed onto 8½"x11" pages, in acid-free, archival quality polypropylene sheet protectors. (114) are 5"x7" printed photos, printed two to a page. (3) are 7½"x9½", printed one to a page.
Accession# 2000G1254
Subjects Aircraft
Birds of prey.
Corsair II (Jet attack plane)
F4U (Fighter plane)
F9F-2 (Jet fighter plane)
Fuji, Mount (Japan)
Leyte (Aircraft carrier)
Missouri (Battleship)
Skyraider (Attack plane)
TBF Avenger (Torpedo bomber)
United States. Navy
United States. Navy--Airmen
United States. Navy--Aviation.
Object ID 2000G1254
Search Terms USS Leyte (CV/CVA/CVS-32, AVT-10)
People Amirault, Robert C.
Bagwell, Ralph, 1920-1980
Brozena, John M., 1926-2002
Cevoli, Richard L.,1919-1955
Year Range from 1950
Year Range to 1964
Condition Excellent
Imagefile 003\2000G1254.tif