Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Related Content
  • Theater of Operations--Pacific
  • Aviation
  • Readiness--training and inspection
Document Type
  • Finding Aids Glossaries Guides
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
File Formats
Location of Archival Materials

Papers of Aviation Machinist
Darwin Edmundson


Finding aid (Word)

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the letters of Petty Officer Darwin Edmundson to Miss Joyce Lobner. The collection of letters provides insight into the emotions of a World War II sailor in the Pacific who has no idea when he is going to return home. The collection details Petty Officer Edmundson's thoughts throughout the Pacific campaign, through flight training in 1945, and his return to civilian life. The collection also includes commentary on the letters by James T. Watkins, Professor Emeritus, Stanford University.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Papers of Darwin Edmundson, Archives Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington, D.C.

Subject Headings (LCSH)

United States. Navy--History--Sources.
United States. Navy--Aviation Machinists.
World War, 1939-1945.


0.25 cubic feet


Published: Tue Jun 04 11:04:08 EDT 2019