Aeronautics-history.; Air pilots.; Instrument flying.; William C. Ocker 1876-1942.;
Col. Crane's residence, San Antonio, Texas As a boy, San Antonio native Carl J. Crane watched the first Military airplane flight at Fort Sam Houston in 1910. And as a Military aviator, he devoted much of his adult life to developing and perfecting...
Aeronautics--Military--Texas.; Air pilots, military.; United States. Air Force Airmen.; Bombers.; Airplanes--Flight testing.
Air Force Village, San Antonio, Texas Eugene L. Eubank was an aviation pioneer who started teaching World War I pilots in 1917 at Brooks Field's sod runway and helped develop the tactical flight guidelines that World War II combat pilots followed....
Richard Zeni, October 22, 2005
Zeni served inteh US Navy Reserve from 1943-1946, the US Naval Air Reserves from 1946-1969 and the US Naval Retired Reserves from 1969-1984.
Topics: experiences in Reserves
Dentristry, Military.;United States. Army. Air Corps.;Fort Sam Houston (Tex.).;San Antonio (Tex.)--History.
San Antonio, Texas Colonel William Sankey recounts personal history, early history of the Air Corps while it was still a part of the Army, his experiences at Fort Sam Houston and other military posts, particularly the use of airplanes for military...
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American;
San Antonio, Texas
San Antonio banker John M. Bennett recalls his historic role as the leader of a two major bombing operations of World War II. Bennett, descended from the Bennett and Armstrong ranching families of South Texas, recalls both the...
United States. Army.; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives.; Panama--History--American Invasion, 1989--Personal Narratives.; Persian Gulf War, 1990-1995--Personal Narratives.;
Drafted in 1967, Fletcher served in the Vietnam War until 1968. After ROTC in college, Fletcher served as an officer from 1975 to 1995 and was involved in America's invasion of Panama as well as the Persian Gulf War.
Topics: Vietnam War, military...
Petroleum industry and trade--Oklahoma.; Air pilots.; Ranchers--Texas--Biography.
Born in Saskawa, capitol of the Seminole Nation in Oklahoma, he describes his father's interests in the banking and oil industries in the early 20th century and following the family's move to San Antonio, his own work in the oil and cattle business...
United States - Army Air Forces. Airplanes, military.
Photograph shows North American AT-6s flying in formation near Brayton Flying Flying Service at Cuero Field. Planes were used in advanced pilot training at Randolph Field and Kelly Field, San Antonio, Texas.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American.; Longhorn cattle.
San Antonio, Texas Ben Settles, Colonel, USAF, Retired, relates his personal history which includes his military service during World War II, post-war service, and raising and improvement of the longhorn cattle breed.