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
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...
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.
World War, 1939-1945--Germany--Personal narratives.; Emigration and immigration--History--20th century.;
Scheffrahn was born in East Prussia in May 1918 and spent his childhood in Rastenburg. He was drafted into the German Army at the onset of World War II and served from 1939-1945. After the war he and his wife immigrated to the US under the...
United States. Air Force--Finance offices.; United States. Air Force--Biography.; Berlin (Germany) History Blockade, 1948-1949.; Randolph Field (Tex.).
Fort Sam Houston Officer's Club, San Antonio, Texas The son of an Army sergeant and the first baby born at Camp Stanley, Stanley Fulcher was born into the military. He went on to shoulder billion-dollar responsibilities as a career finance...
United States. Navy.; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives.;
From Tenneessee, McIntyre enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force at the age of 20. He joined the US Navy in 1942.
Topics: experience in the Royal Canadian Air Force and US Navy during World War II, flying