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School of Military Government

Format
Online; Still Image
Type
Black-and-White Photographs
Date Created
1942-02-17
Description
Notation with photo, "Gathered on Randolph Field's famous flying line for a few final words by their squadron commander, Lieutenant John S. Samuel, are these Aviation Cadets, a section of Class 42-D, which this week completes itsten week basic training period, and in doing so, moves one step closer to coveted "wings" and commissions as Second Lieutenants in the United States Army Air Corps. These cadets will soon be working with multi-motored or more powerful single-engine planes in their advanced training, their final ten week step before being assigned to units of the United States Army Air Force."
Collection
University of Virginia Visual History Collection
Location
Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
prints01823
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