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...
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
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
Doolittle, James Harold d 1896-.; World War, 1939-1945.; United States--Army Air Forces, 1942-1947.
Col. Edward J. York, USAF, Ret. describes his involvement in the April 18, 1942 Doolittle Raid on Tokyo, including preparation before the raid and his internment in Russia for fourteen months afterward.
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...
European War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives.; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives.; United States. Army--Biography.; Generals.; Fort Sam Houston (Tex.).
San Antonio, Texas General William Hood Simpson discusses his family background and military career, including West Point and experiences in two World Wars. A continuation of this interview concerning his personal and professional history deals...
United States. Army. Infantry Division.;Aeronautics, Military--Texas.; Krueger, Walter, 1881-1967.; Foulois, Benjamin Delahauf, 1879-1967.
San Antonio, Texas Consisting of two interviews, the first is Wilkins' military experiences in 1939. including training at Camp Bullis and formation of the Triangular Division and the second recounts the 45th anniversary of flights in 1955 when...
Air pilots, Military.; Flight training.; Bankers--Texas.
Sabinal (Tex.). James E. Willingham recounts his personal history, including service during World War I when he joined the Aviation Section of the Signal Corps and trained as a pilot at Kelly Field in San Antonio.
Calhoun County (Tex.).; Port Lavaca (Tex.).; Six Mile (Tex.).; Camels--Texas.;
Rhodes relates history of the Port Lavaca area, including the Quartermaster Depot in Indianola where camels in Texas were unloaded, and personal experiences in the Moravian-Czechoslovakian and German community where he grew up.