The Avenger, Volume 1, Number 24, Edition 1, Thursday, August 24, 1944

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Biweekly newspaper from Sweetwater, Texas, published for the personnel of Avenger Field, that includes local, state and national news along with advertising.

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eight pages : ill. ; page 17 x 12 in

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Creator: Unknown. August 24, 1944.

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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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  • Main Title: The Avenger, Volume 1, Number 24, Edition 1, Thursday, August 24, 1944
  • Serial Title: The Avenger
  • Alternate Title: The Avenger, Vol. 1, No. 24, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 24, 1944

Description

Biweekly newspaper from Sweetwater, Texas, published for the personnel of Avenger Field, that includes local, state and national news along with advertising.

Physical Description

eight pages : ill. ; page 17 x 12 in

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Publisher's note: "The Avenger is published by the Sweetwater Daily Reporter in the interest of personnel of Avenger Field and does not constitute an official Army publication. News matter pertaining to Avenger Field, furnished by the Avenger Field Public Relations Office, is available for general relsase without special permission."

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  • Publication Title: The Avenger
  • Volume: 1
  • Issue: 24
  • Edition: 1

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Texas Digital Newspaper Program

The Texas Digital Newspaper Program (TDNP) partners with communities, publishers, and institutions to promote standards-based digitization of Texas newspapers and to make them freely accessible.

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.

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  • August 24, 1944

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The Avenger, Volume 1, Number 24, Edition 1, Thursday, August 24, 1944, newspaper, August 24, 1944; Sweetwater, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1177185/: accessed August 9, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National WASP WWII Museum.