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Richard O. Joyce, 1919-1983

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

Papers:  1942
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.:  World War II pilot
Size:  1 folder


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.


  1. Misc. materials regarding Richard "Dick" Joyce's service with "Doolittle's Raiders" during World War II



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


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