Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 11: 864 Engineer Battalion, Special Category Army and Air Force

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This volume includes a history of Special Category Army with Air Force at Fort Wolters, and includes many photographs of the 864th Engineer Battalion.

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272 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.

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

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Boyce Ditto Public Library

The Boyce Ditto Public Library materials include local history from the A. F. Weaver Collection featuring resort souvenir guides and photos of Mineral Wells from its founding to the present. There is extensive coverage of the Hexagon House, the Baker Hotel, Camp/Fort Wolters and the many mineral wells that made the city a major resort in the first half of the 20th Century.

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  • Main Title: Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 11: 864 Engineer Battalion, Special Category Army and Air Force
  • Series Title: Pictorial History of Fort Wolters
  • Added Title: Fort Wolters History: Volume 11, 864 Engineer Battalion, Special Category Army and Air Force

Description

This volume includes a history of Special Category Army with Air Force at Fort Wolters, and includes many photographs of the 864th Engineer Battalion.

Physical Description

272 p. : ill. ; 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

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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  • 1951 - 1964

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Casper, Willie H., Jr. Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 11: 864 Engineer Battalion, Special Category Army and Air Force, book, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth25113/: accessed October 1, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.