Guide to the Papers of Robert Heussler, 1939 - 1981Manuscript MS-1222

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Guide to the Papers of Robert Heussler, 1939 - 1981

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-1222

Collection Dates:

1939 - 1981

Size of Collection:

2 boxes (.75 linear ft.)


Robert William Heussler was born in 1924 in East Aurora, New York. He enrolled at Dartmouth in 1942, but in 1943 he and many of his classmates joined the military as part of the Dartmouth Squadron, formed in 1943, comprising 45 Dartmouth men, Classes of 1942-1946, who requested to go through flight training together as a unit within the Army Air Corps. The collection comprises Robert Hessler's travel orders, photos, insignia, flight logs, and correspondence, documenting flight training and wartime activities of the Dartmouth Squadron. Also includes research materials for Heussler's book on the squadron

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