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Abrant/Drummond films

Identifier: COD0000080-ACC undated-0012

The collection consists of nine 16mm WWII pilot films showing aerial attacks. The silent, black and white films depict the activities of the 19th Tactical Air Command and show gun camera footage.


  • 1944 May-1945 January


This collection has been processed. Materials may be accessed upon request.

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Copyright and Use

Copyright University of South Carolina. All rights reserved.


3,067 feet of film

Biographical Note

John W. Abrant was born January 28, 1917, and served as a Lieutenant colonel in the US Air Force during WWII. He was a member of the 19th Tactical Air Command. He died on July 15, 1992 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Physical Location

Moving Image Research Collections. 707 Catawba St. Columbia, SC 29208.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Lt. Col. John W. Abrant.


Repository Details

Part of the Moving Image Research Collections (MIRC) Repository

707 Catawba Street
Columbia SC 29208

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