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Aeronautics, Military--United States--History--20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Herbert Smith Letters

Identifier: SC 01402
Content Description

Series of letters addressed to Herbert Smith who served in the Army during World War I as part of the 184th Aero Squadron, AEF. Included with the letters is a war service chevron along with the documentation allowing Private H. B. Smith to wear the award.

Dates: 1918-1919

William Mitchell Photographs

Identifier: SC 01096
Scope and Contents

Photographs of 1921 bombing trials of a joint Air Service-United States Navy test of air power against ships at Langley Field, Va. The targets were German ships which were U. S. prizes from World War I and the decommissioned U.S.S. Alabama. The bombing was encouraged and publicized by Brig. Gen. William 'Billy' Mitchell. 13 black and white photographs.

Dates: 1921