Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 7: Heliports, Stagefields, Directory

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This volume consists of photographs and diagrams of stage fields such as Sundance, Mustang, Rawhide, Da Nang, Phu Loi, Soc Trang, and many others. The U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School utilized approximately 1,350 square miles of airspace.

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165 p. : ill., map ; 30 cm.

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Casper, Willie H. Jr. Creation Date: Unknown.

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  • Main Title: Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 7: Heliports, Stagefields, Directory
  • Series Title: Pictorial History of Fort Wolters
  • Added Title: Fort Wolters History: Volume 7, Heliports, Stagefields, Directory

Description

This volume consists of photographs and diagrams of stage fields such as Sundance, Mustang, Rawhide, Da Nang, Phu Loi, Soc Trang, and many others. The U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School utilized approximately 1,350 square miles of airspace.

Physical Description

165 p. : ill., map ; 30 cm.

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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.

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Pictorial History of Fort Wolters

The diverse military history of Fort Wolters been documented and preserved in these materials. Col. Willie H. Casper compiled the multi-volume collection. Casper was deputy commander of the fort from 1965 to 1971.

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  • 1957 - 1972

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  • April 25, 2007, 11:11 a.m.

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Casper, Willie H. Jr. Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 7: Heliports, Stagefields, Directory, book, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24849/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.