The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 56, July 1952 - April, 1953 Page: 128
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
During "Operation Long Horn," the United States Army and
Air Force maneuver held in and about Fort Hood, during the
month of April, 1952, propaganda leaflets were dropped from
United States Air Force planes after the "aggressor" forces had
won the battles of Lometa and Pidcoke. For one of these inter-
esting items of Americana and Texana, which urged Texans to
arise and remember Lometa and Pidcoke along with the Alamo
and Goliad, the Association is indebted to Mrs. J. Bruce Duncan
of Waco, a vice-president of the Association. One of these original
circulars, which was dropped at the time of the engagement, was
sent to the Association office by Mrs. Duncan and is reproduced
The San Jacinto Museum of History Association has recently
published two new items of Texana: An Article on the San
Jacinto Museum and Monument Reprinted from the Spring 1951
issue of American Heritage Which Contains A Brief Account
of the Battle of San Jacinto and The Honor Roll of the Battle,
compiled and revised to date by L. W. Kemp, Association ex-
ecutive councilman, fellow, sustaining member, former president,
and foremost authority on the battle of San Jacinto. On the
cover of the Honor Roll is the martingale ornament from the
military harness of General Thomas Jefferson Chambers of the
Texas Army of Reserve; the booklet also includes the text of the
inscriptions carved in stone at the base of the monument epito-
mizing the story of the Texas Revolution.
The membership will be pleased to note the addition of a
distinguished scholar to the editorial board of the Quarterly.
Dr. Harry H. Ransom is known to most of the members of the
Association through his various articles in the field of Texas his-
tory. For a number of years he has been an editor of the Texas
Folklore Society publications, and he served throughout the last
war in an editorial capacity in the Air Corps. Dean Ransom is
also well known for his extensive work in the field of bibliog-
James F. Hopkins, Department of History, University of Ken-
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