Air Force History

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This section deals with reports and records pertaining to Air Force History. The time periods of the documents range from the creation of the USAF in 1947, to date.

Air Force Histories

NORAD / CORAD Histories

 (U) 1955 CONAD History Jan – Jun Vol IX.pdf
 (U) 1955 CONAD History Jul – Dec Vol X.pdf
 (U) 1955 CONAD History Jan-Jun Vol VII.pdf
 (U) 1955 CONAD History Jan-Jun Vol IX.pdf
 (U) 1955 CONAD History Jul-Dec Vol X.pdf
 (U) 1955 CONAD History Jul-Dec Vol XI.pdf
 (U) 1956 CONAD-ADC History Jan-Jun Vol VII.pdf
 (U) 1957 ADC History Jan – Jun.pdf
 (U) 1957 ADC History Jan – Jun Vol III.pdf
 (U) 1956 CONAD History Jul 56 – Jun 57.pdf
 (U) 1956-1957 CONAD History Jul 56 – Jun 57 Vol I.pdf
 (U) 1956-1957 CONAD History Jul 56 – Jun 57 Vol II.pdf
 (U) 1956-1957 CONAD History Jul 56 – Jun 57 Vol III.pdf
 (U) 1957 CONAD-NORAD History Jul-Dec.pdf
 (U) 1957 CONAD-NORAD History Jul-Dec Vol II.pdf
 (U) 1957 CONAD-NORAD History Jul-Dec Vol III.pdf
 (U) 1957 CONAD-NORAD History Jul-Dec Vol IV.pdf
 (U) 1956-1957 NORAD CONAD History.pdf
 (U) 1957 NORAD CONAD History Jul-Dec.pdf
 (U) 1958 NORAD CONAD History Jan-Jun.pdf
 (U) 1958 NORAD CONAD History Jul-Dec.pdf
 (U) 1959 NORAD CONAD History Jan-Jun.pdf
 (U) 1959 NORAD CONAD History Jul-Dec.pdf
 (U) 1960 NORAD CONAD History Jan-Jun.pdf
 (U) 1960 NORAD CONAD History Jul-Dec.pdf
 (U) 1961 NORAD CONAD History Jan-Jun.pdf
 (U) 1962 NORAD CONAD History Jan-Jun.pdf
 (U) 1962 NORAD CONAD History Jul-Dec.pdf
 (U) 1963 NORAD CONAD History Jan-Jun.pdf
 (U) 1963 NORAD CONAD History Jul-Dec.pdf
 (U) 1964 NORAD CONAD History Jul-Dec.pdf
 (U) 1965 NORAD CONAD History Jan-Jun.pdf
 (U) 1965 NORAD CONAD History Jul-Dec.pdf
 (U) 1966 NORAD-CONAD History.pdf
 1967 – 1972 NORAD CONAD History [1,375 Pages, 328MB] – These records were donated to The Black Vault by FOIA researcher Cory Newman, and are used here with permission. Special thanks to Mr. Newman for his research and allowing The Black Vault to share it!

 

1940s

History of the 161st Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron 29 August 1944 – April 1945 [93 Pages, 32mb]

History of the 22nd Bombardment Group – May 1944 [68 Pages, 24.7mb]

History of the 25th Bombardment Group Aug Sep 1944 [80 Pages, 34mb]

History of the 5th Air Disarmament Group (Provisional) 1944 [96 Pages, 15mb]

The Inception, Organization and Functions of Headquarters, U.S. Strategic Air Forces in Europe, 28 May 1945 [111 Pages, 14.10mb]

 

 1950s

History of Research in Subgravity and Zero-G at the Air Force Missile Development Center, Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico 1948-1958 [44 Pages, 1.87mb]

History of the 36th Air Base Group, 1 March to 30 April 1951 [102 Pages, 18.58mb]

History of the 36th Air Base Group, 1 May to 30 June 1951 [102 Pages, 16.1mb]

History of the 4602nd Air Intelligence Service Squadron, 1 Jan to 30 June 1955 [74 Pages, 3.76mb]

 History of the 4602nd Air Intelligence Service Squadron, 1 July to 31 December 1955 [387 Pages, 103MB]

History of the 4602nd Air Intelligence Service Squadron, 1 January 1956 – 30 June 1956 [29 Pages, 10mb]

History of the Air Flight Service Center, March Air Force Base, 1 April 1952 – 30 June 1952 [15 Pages, 3mb]

History of the Directorate of Intelligence June 1 – December 31 1952 [13 Pages, 3mb]

 

1960s

History of the Air Force Flight Test Center, 1 January – 30 June 1961 [170 Pages, 16.84mb] – Only the first 167 pages of this document were obtained. The rest is available for purchase, but I was unable to afford the complete document.

History of the 31st Air Division (ADC) April 1 – June 30, 1967 [21 Pages, 3mb]

 History of the 62nd Military Airlift Wing July 1 – December 31, 1969 [224 Pages, 50.8MB]

History of the 4245th Strategic Wing, 1-31 March 1962 [202 Pages, 34.19mb]

Lessons Learned, Headquarters, 52d Combat Aviation Battalion, 22 September 1969 [54 Pages, 3MB]

History of the 551st Airborne Early Warning and Control Wing, for the period ending 31 December 1965 [115 Pages, 30mb]

1970s

Air Force Museum Semi-Annual History, 1 January 1970 – 30 June 1970 [31 Pages, 12.76mb]

History of the 92nd Bombardment Wing and 92nd Combat Support Group, September 1976 [62 Pages, 12.98mb]

1980s

  1. History of the 320th Bombardment Wing, October – December 198f1 [266 Pages, 46.82mb]

 

Oral History Interviews

Oral History Interview with Lt. Col. William Miller [72 Pages, 6.99mb]

Oral History Interview with Maj. Gen. William C. Garland [112 Pages, 15.28mb]

 

Other Related Documents

Aerial Interdiction: Air Power and the Land Battle in Three American Wars [444 Pages]

An Aerospace Bibliography [340 Pages]

Air Force Bases Vol. I: Active Air Force Bases Within the United States of America on 17 September 1982 [651 Pages, 95 megabytes]