Sub-sub-fonds - 18th Weather Squadron

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18th Weather Squadron

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  • 20th century (Creation)

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2 postcards; 1 photograph; 2 papers

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This section contains records relating to the work and personnel of the 18th Weather Squadron including correspondence, photographs and a printed history of the unit. Operational Weather Squadrons were, and continue to be, staffed by a mixture of meteorologists and technicians who continuously monitor terrestrial and atmospheric weather activity. They were involved in mission planning, producing analyses, weather forecasts, and briefings.

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For an illustrated history of the 18th Weather Squadron, see Samuel Zarcoff, 'A History of the Eighteenth Weather Squadron, May 14, 1942-June 30, 1960' (Incunabula Press, 1977). For a copy of this publication, see MC 376/319.

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For the USAF, Air Force Weather Observer website, see: <http://www.afweather.af.mil/index.asp> [accessed 1 April 2011].

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Created 12/10/2010 by Drohj. Modified 10/01/2019 by Catherine.Collins.

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