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Pare Lorentz papers, 1914-1994, bulk 1932-1960

Series VII: U.S. Army Air Forces, 1941-1947

During World War II, Lorentz directed the Overseas Technical Unit, which was detailed to gather footage to help American pilots spot landmarks and airstrips around the world. This series has maps, correspondence, journals, and photographs. It also contains scripts from several of the briefing films that were produced as guides for different routes. Large format Air Corps photos depict Africa, Iran, Arabia, India, Morocco, Egypt, Libya, Iceland, Labrador, England, and Scotland. Others are in France or unidentified.

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Box 127 Folder 1 Maps, 1943-1945



Box 128 Folder 1 Correspondence, 1943-1945


Box 128 Folder 2 to 11 Stills, 1943-1945


Box 128 Folder 12 Reports, 1944-1945



Box 129 Folder 1 Lloyd Nosler, 1942-1943


Box 129 Folder 2 Production No. 5 "Back of the Yards,", 1947


Box 129 Folder 3 Personal and OTU Commendations, 1943-1945


Box 129 Folder 4 Personnel Records, 1945


Box 129 Folder 5 OTU - Air Transport Command Motion Picture Section, 1945


Box 129 Folder 6 Pare Lorentz Duty Record, 1942-1945


Box 129 Folder 7 to 8 OTU Air Transport Command, 1943-1945


Box 129 Folder 9 Activities Reports, 1945



Box 130 Folder 1 to 6 Briefing Scripts, 1944-1945



Box 131 Folder 1 to 3 Briefing Scripts, 1944-1945


Box 131 Folder 4 to 8 Consolidated Report of Shipments, January-May 1945



Box 132 Folder 1 to 6 Consolidated Report of Shipments, June-November 1945


Box 132 Folder 7 Pathé News Feature Orders for O.T.U Script of Movie, 1945


Box 132 Folder 8 to 16 Consolidated Report of Shipments, April-December 1944



Box 133 Folder 1 Clippings, 1945


Box 133 Folder 2 Maps, 1940s


Box 133 Folder 3 to 6 Daily Journal, March 1943-June 1944



Box 134 Folder 1 to 5 Daily Journal, July 1944-September 1945



Box 135 Folder 1 Daily Journal, October 1945-January 1946


Box 135 Folder 2 Catalogue of Still Picture Captions Mission No. 5, 1944


Box 135 Folder 3 Book of photos, 1944-1945


Box 135 Folder 4 Secret History of "Snowball,", 1944


Box 135 Folder 5 4-A. China, 1944-1945


Box 135 Folder 6 ATC--General, 1944-1945


Box 135 Folder 7 Historical Section, 1944-1945



Box 136 Folder 1 Pan Am, 1944-1945


Box 136 Folder 2 3. Europe, 1944-1945


Box 136 Folder 3 Progress of War, 1944-1945


Box 136 Folder 4 4-B. Pacific Ocean, 1944-1945


Box 136 Folder 5 Maps: ATC Official, 1944-1945


Box 136 Folder 6 Magazine Material, 1944-1945


Box 136 Folder 7 Personal Narratives, 1941-1942


Box 136 Folder 8 Prewar Aviation, 1944-1945


Box 136 Folder 9 ATC Pilot Training Films List, 1944-1945


Box 136 Folder 10 Air Transport Command, 1944-1945


Box 136 Folder 11 Research Notes And Reports, 1944-1945


Box 136 Folder 12 ATC Research Material, 1944-1945


Box 136 Folder 13 History--Overseas Technical Unit, 1944-1945



Box 137 Folder 1 Summary of Operations of the Air Transport Command, 1944-1945


Box 137 Folder 2 ICAO Regional Manual--North Atlantic, 1944-1945


Box 137 Folder 3 to 4 Pare Lorentz--Personal File, 1943-1945


Box 137 Folder 5 History of the Air Corps Ferrying Command, 1944-1945



Box 138 Folder 1 Overseas Technical Unit Historical Research, 1944-1945


Box 138 Folder 2 ATC Stills, 1944-1945


Box 138 Folder 3 ATC Files, 1944-1945


Box 138 Folder 4 Weather and Radio, 1944-1945



Box 139 Folder 1 History of the Ferrying Command, 1941-1942


Box 139 Folder 2 Publicity Materials, 1944-1945


Box 139 Folder 3 Special Orders, 1944-1945


Box 139 Folder 4 Consolidated Report of Shipments, 1945


Box 139 Folder 5 Correspondence, 1944-1945


Box 139 Folder 6 Consolidated Activities Report, 1945


Box 139 Folder 7 Mission Maps, 1944-1945



Box 140 War Department Films, 1947


Box 140 Folder 1 "Back of the Yards,", 1947


Box 140 Folder 2 Film Memo, 1947


Box 140 Folder 3 Cleveland Trip, 1947


Box 140 Folder 4 Miscellaneous Film Shooting Scripts, 1947


Box 140 Folder 5 "New Mail,", 1947


Box 140 Folder 6 Julliard School Scenario, 1947


Box 140 Folder 7 Production No. 7 "Big Steel,", 1947


Box 140 Folder 8 Production No. 9 "The Columbian,", 1947


Box 140 Folder 9 Production No. 12 "The New South,", 1947


Box 140 Folder 10 Production No. 13 "Freedom of the Press,", 1947


Box 140 Folder 11 Production No. 50 "This Was America,", 1947


Box 140 Folder 12 Production No. 51 "Germany and the World Today,", 1947


Box 140 Folder 13 Rural Co-op Film, 1947



Box 141 Folder 1 to 4 Air Corps Photos, 1943



Box 142 Folder 1 to 4 Air Corps Photos, 1944-1945