Detroit (V-8) Sectional Aeronautical Chart

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Aeronautical map of Detroit, Michigan Aeronautical map of Albany, New York and its surrounding region, showing cities, topographical features, radio frequency ranges and other various aeronautical symbols for flight training and navigation. Scale 1:500,000.

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1 map ; 62 x 109 cm.

Creation Information

U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey October 28, 1943.

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This map is part of the collection entitled: National WASP WWII Museum and was provided by the National WASP WWII Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this map can be viewed below.

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National WASP WWII Museum

Located at Avenger Field in Nolan County Texas, the WASP World War II Museum commits to preserving the legacy of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) of WWII. As a teaching museum, it features archives, exhibits, and oral histories that record a significant period in history when women dared to break barriers and contribute to victory.

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Aeronautical map of Detroit, Michigan Aeronautical map of Albany, New York and its surrounding region, showing cities, topographical features, radio frequency ranges and other various aeronautical symbols for flight training and navigation. Scale 1:500,000.

Physical Description

1 map ; 62 x 109 cm.

Notes

Stamped onto bottom margin: "Return to: Map Dept, Operations Office, 5th Ferrying Group, Love Field, Texas"

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  • Accession or Local Control No: WASP_02-2007-02-426
  • Accession or Local Control No: V-8
  • Accession or Local Control No: N4200-W7800/200x600
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth1169315

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National WASP WWII Museum

Bringing the history of the Women Airforce Service Pilots to life, these archives represent the role of the flight school in training women pilots to fly military planes and show how WASPs responded socially and professionally to new challenges brought by war. Included are financial documents, photographs, scrapbooks, correspondence, pilots' logs, and flight manuals.

Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on WWII and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials created during the time period, materials may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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  • October 28, 1943

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Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • July 27, 2019, 4:01 p.m.

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  • March 18, 2020, 11:20 a.m.

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  • N:44.120865, E:-78.12, S: 41.976403, W:-84.05343

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U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey. Detroit (V-8) Sectional Aeronautical Chart, map, October 28, 1943; Washington, D.C.. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1169315/: accessed May 16, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National WASP WWII Museum.

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