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Bob Fagelson Collection

Identifier: A-0247
This collection contains articles, magazines, maps, newsletters, photographs, magazines, pamphlets, and other published material relating to the China-Burma-India theater of World War II. The bulk of the collection consists of full and partial issues of the Hump Pilot's Association quarterly newsletter and the China-Burma-India Veteran Association's monthly magazine 'CBI Sound-Off'.


  • 1940-2005
  • Event: Donated 9/21/1992
  • Event: Addendum donated 5/1/2006

Language of Materials

The collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.


2.50 Cubic Feet

Biographical or Historical Information

Bob Fagelson served in the armed forces during WWII. His time was mostly spent touring the China, Burma, India Theater. He took many amazing photographs while on his tour of duty and he put them all in a scrapbook. He also kept many of the newsletters he received from the China-Burma-India Veterans Association (CBIVA) after he returned home from the war.


This collection is described in 97 folders and housed in two banker's boxes.
Guide to the Bob Fagelson Collection
Jessica Wood

Revision Statements

  • 2016: Contents of Box 2 are from collection addendum.
  • 1/24/2019: Twenty-five folders from the Paul Overall WWII Collection (A-0226) were removed from that collection and integrated into this collection.

Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository