Academic journal article Air Power History

Sheldon Abraham Goldberg (1939-2010)

Academic journal article Air Power History

Sheldon Abraham Goldberg (1939-2010)

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Sheldon A. Goldberg, career-long historian with the Air Force History Program, passed away on December 27, 2010. Sheldon was born on September 13, 1939 in the Bronx, a borough of New York City. This residence provided him with a life-long, "fanatic fan" connection to the New York Yankees. Sheldon often walked from his home to Yankee stadium to enjoy watching his team play, especially during one of their most successful runs in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

Educated in the New York City school system, he earned both his BA and MA degrees in history from New York University. Sheldon began his civilian Air Force career in 1964, when he joined the history staff at HQ Eighth Air Force at Westover Air Force Base, in Chicopee, Massachusetts. Three years later, he moved to HQ Strategic Air Command (SAC) at Offutt AFB, in Omaha, Nebraska, where he served as the archivist for nearly twenty years. In May 1986, Sheldon joined the Office of Air Force History in Washington, D.C., as the office's declassification specialist. …

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