Memorabilia

Memorabilia from Budd Wentz and related materials are located in the following institutions.

History Channel

  • Dogfights – Luftwaffe’s Deadliest Mission (show 4)

Library of Congress, Washington D.C.

  • Oral History (interviewed by Dr. Vivian Price-Rogers, Ph.D., 1′ 27″ 4/30/2002)

MAPS Air Museum, Akron/Canton, OH

2011 MAPS Museum

  • “Lucky Bastard Club” Certificate
  • Anti-Aircraft flak steel fragments. Found on floor of B-17 after mission (2)
  • B-17 control surface cloth (2 – 2″x3″, yellow/silver)
  • Distinguished Flying Cross Award Ceremony photo
  • Flight School booklets
  • Flight School Crew #69 Casper WY. Summer 1944 photo
  • Flight School Solo photo
  • ME-109 Aircraft fragments found on florr of rammed B-17 (2)
  • Rammed Over Germany artwork (by XXX)
  • U.S. Flag (8″x 8″ cloth)
  • Uniform, Battle Jacket with insignia and medals
  • Uniform, Flying gloves (silk), pair
  • Uniform, New Uniform hat
  • Uniform, Oxygen mask with Summer helmet

Mighty 8th Museum, Savannah, GA

  • Oral History (interviewed by Dr. Vivian Price-Rogers, Ph.D., 1′ 27″ 4/30/2002)
  • Escape Map of Europe (2 – 2′ x 1.5′ silk in waterproof package)
  • ME-109 aircraft fragments found in rammed B-17
  • Books (2)

Family

  • Caricature drawing of friends and crew

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