Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 17: Aircraft Airports

Description:

This volume includes photographs of the Mineral Wells Municipal Airport, maps, illustrations of aircraft, and articles on the Whirlybird, the Bell H-13 Helicopter, the OH-23 Raven the H-23D, the TH-55A Osage and the Hover Simulator.

Creator(s): Casper, Willie H., Jr.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Palo Pinto County
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Boyce Ditto Public Library
Collection(s):
Pictorial History of Fort Wolters
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Date(s):
  • Digitized: February 2008
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Palo Pinto County
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From 1958 to 1965
Description:

This volume includes photographs of the Mineral Wells Municipal Airport, maps, illustrations of aircraft, and articles on the Whirlybird, the Bell H-13 Helicopter, the OH-23 Raven the H-23D, the TH-55A Osage and the Hover Simulator.

Note:

This multi-volume collection of photographs documents the history of
Fort Wolters from its inception as a National Guard Training Center in
1921 through its high point as the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Training Center/School to its closing, as Fort Wolters, in 1974 The collection was compiled by Col. Willie H. Casper, Jr., from public sources and declassified government photographs and documents. Col. Casper was the deputy commander of Fort Wolters from 1965 to 1971.

Physical Description:

102 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.

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Keyword(s): U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Training School
Series Title: Pictorial History of Fort Wolters
Added Title: Fort Wolters History: Volume 17, Aircraft Airports
Partner:
Boyce Ditto Public Library
Collection:
Pictorial History of Fort Wolters
Identifier:
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth34982
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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Access: Public