U.S. Army Air Force Aircraft Warning Service Armband from Geneva

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Title

U.S. Army Air Force Aircraft Warning Service Armband from Geneva

Alternative Title

Army Air Force AWS Armband

Subject

Aircraft warning systems
United States. Army
Army

Description

United States Army Air Force Aircraft Warning Service armband used during World War II. The Aircraft Warning Service (AWS) was a civilian service of the Army's Ground Observer Corps used to watch for enemy aircraft entering American airspace. Volunteers were organized in May 1941 and the service remained active until May 29, 1944.

Source

Original 4 x 18 inch felt armband: Museum of Geneva History, Geneva, Florida.

Date Created

ca. 1941-1944

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original 4 x 18 inch felt armband.

Is Part Of

Museum of Geneva History, Geneva, Florida.
Geneva Historical & Genealogical Society Collection, Geneva Collection, Seminole County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

45 KB

Medium

4 x 18 inch felt armband

Language

eng

Type

Physical Object

Coverage

Geneva, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by the Geneva Historical & Genealogical Society and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

Transcript

U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE AWS OBSERVER

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Original Format

1 felt armband

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