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Foster Field (Victoria Texas) Army Air Force Training Command Yearbook: Fighter Pilots

Foster Field (Victoria Texas) Army Air Force Training Command Yearbook: Fighter Pilots

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Foster Field (Victoria Texas) Army Air Force Training Command Yearbook: Fighter Pilots

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Army and Navy Publishing Company of Louisiana, 1943. Hardcover. Very Good. 1943 Foster Field Army Air Force Training Command yearbook Victoria, Texas. Includes history of base, historical photos, individual photos of commanding officers and personnel. Also includes photos of (segregated) black Americans, most prominently those of the 60th Aviation Squadron. "Foster AFB was established in 1941 as an advanced single-engine flying school for fighter pilots. The mission of the new airfield was the training of aviation cadets in the advanced phase of flying training. It was assigned to the Air Corps Advanced Flying School (single engine). In the advanced phase, the cadets flew advanced trainers, fighters and fighter-bombers. Pilot wings were awarded upon graduation and were sent on to group combat training. Graduates were usually graded as flight officers (warrant officers); cadets who graduated at the top of their class were graded as second lieutenants." 104 pp. 12 1/4" x 9 1/8". Tight, unmarked copy with minimal shelf wear. Colors and gilt to front panel bright and fresh. A beautiful copy of an important WWII collectible. Photographs of or additional information about this item are available on request. All inquiries answered promptly.

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Army and Navy Publishing Company of Louisiana, 1943. Hardcover. Very Good. 1943 Foster Field Army Air Force Training Command yearbook Victoria, Texas. Includes history of base, historical photos, individual photos of commanding officers and personnel. Also includes photos of (segregated) black Americans, most prominently those of the 60th Aviation Squadron. "Foster AFB was established in 1941 as an advanced single-engine flying school for fighter pilots. The mission of the new airfield was the training of aviation cadets in the advanced phase of flying training. It was assigned to the Air Corps Advanced Flying School (single engine). In the advanced phase, the cadets flew advanced trainers, fighters and fighter-bombers. Pilot wings were awarded upon graduation and were sent on to group combat training. Graduates were usually graded as flight officers (warrant officers); cadets who graduated at the top of their class were graded as second lieutenants." 104 pp. 12 1/4" x 9 1/8". Tight, unmarked copy with minimal shelf wear. Colors and gilt to front panel bright and fresh. A beautiful copy of an important WWII collectible. Photographs of or additional information about this item are available on request. All inquiries answered promptly.

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Title
Foster Field (Victoria Texas) Army Air Force Training Command Yearbook: Fighter Pilots
Author
Staff Written
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity Available
1
Publisher
Army and Navy Publishing Company of Louisiana
Date Published
1943
Weight
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