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Aeronautics History 20th century.

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Aircraft Manufacturer's Collection

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Identifier: H008-63
Abstract This collection contains materials related to aircraft built in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

James H. Doolittle Papers

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Identifier: D022-84
Abstract James H. Doolittle is most famous for the planning and implementation of the Tokyo Raid in April 1942, after the attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941. After World War II, he graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a PhD. He was instrumental in founding the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Association. The James H. Doolittle Papers reflect his activities after the Second World War.

George I. Hockensmith Papers

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Identifier: L050-84
Abstract George I. Hockensmith worked mainly as a Superintendent for the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company building hangars such as the Wingfoot Lake airfield, southeast of Akron, Ohio. He also helped build bridges like the Arlington Memorial Bridge in Washington, D.C. and the the Trinity River Bridge in Dallas, Texas to name only a few. In South America, he built airfields and the British Guiana Air Base at Georgetown, British Guiana, for which he received the Ordem Do...