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School of Military Government

Format
Online; Still Image
Type
Black-and-White Photographs
Date Created
1942-02-17
Description
Notation on back, "Taking a quick glance at one of the huge twin-engined planes he soon may be flying is this Aviation Cadet, a member of Class 42-D, just completing its basic training at Randolph Field, Texas. These cadets, who have just flown and studied their way through ten weeks of ardous work, will now be graduated to more powerful single-engine planes or multi-motored ships which will constitute the last leg in their training. After ten weeks of this advanced flying, they will receive their "wings" and be commissioned as Second Lieutenants in the United States Army Air Corps."
Collection
University of Virginia Visual History Collection
Location
Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
prints01820
Call Number
RG-30/1/10.011
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