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    • "Abandoned Military Posts of Northern Arizona"

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    • Military bases--Arizona--History; Military Camps--Arizona--History
    • Presentation to Prescott Corral of Westerner's by Lloyd Clark, "Abandoned Military Posts of Northern Arizona, Feb 1, 1972 Length: 38:22
    • Arizona Highways, August 1985

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways showcases the people, places and things that make Arizona unique, from the spectacular landscapes and colorful history to the fascinating culture and endless adventure.
    • Chinese students at Thunderbird #1

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona; Airplanes -- Military; World War, 1939-1945 -- History
    • Homer Clark pictured at far right briefing his ground of Chinese students at Thunderbird #1 on December 23, 1942. The Southwest Airways operations were the only flight schools in the United States to have Chinese primary trainees.
    • Flight instructors and cadets at Williams Airport

    • Buell Maddux
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona; Airplanes -- Military; World War, 1939-1945 -- History
    • The first Civilian Pilot Training (CPT) class at Williams, Arizona in the fall of 1942. Instructors pictured in this photograph are Louise Brown, Buell Maddux, James Vercellino, and Rue Marshall.
    • CPT class portrait at Wickersham Field

    • Lola Mayse
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona; Airplanes -- Military; World War, 1939-1945 -- History
    • Charlie and Lola Mayse to far right with the first CPT class at Wickersham Field in Safford. At far left is Ruth Nelson, Assistant Clearance Officer to Lola who was Chief Clearance Officer. Another unidentified instructor in kneeling in the front...
    • CPT class at Smiley Field

    • Madaline Spain
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona; Airplanes -- Military; World War, 1939-1945 -- History
    • CPT class at Smiley Field in Wellton, Arizona. The cadets had barracks and a mess hall at the field and were now enlisted reservists. Between primary and secondary training, there were about sixty cadets in all.
    • PT-17s at Thunderbird #1

    • John Swope
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona; Airplanes -- Military; World War, 1939-1945 -- History
    • PT-17s in front of one of the hangars on a partly cloudy day at Thunderbird #1. The military pilot training school was located on what is the present day campus of the Thunderbird School of International Management in Glendale.
    • Lt. Barry Goldwater and officers at Luke Field

    • unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona; Airplanes -- Military; World War, 1939-1945 -- History
    • Lt. Barry Goldwater, second from left, and unidentified officers in front of an office building at the newly built Luke Army Air Field.
    • Kingman after the war

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona; Airplanes -- Military; World War, 1939-1945 -- History
    • Hundreds or aircraft in the dispersal area next to Kingman Army Air Base following World War II. Many B-17s and other bombers were flown directly from Asiatic bases to Kingman.
    • Keystone bomber LB-6 at Phoenix Municipal

    • Ira Pirtle
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona -- Phoenix; Airplanes, Military -- History
    • Keystone bomber LB-6 refueling at Phoenix Municipal Airport. The open fuel pit doors indicate that the new modern gas pumping apparatus was installed.
    • Arizona Air National Guard display.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • ARIZONA AIR NATIONAL GUARD Joint Force Headquarters - AZ ANG

      161st Air Refueling Wing at Sky Harbor IAP
      162nd Fighter Wing at the Tucson Airport
      214th Reconnaissance Group at DM AFB
      107th Air Control Squadron at Luke...
    • Cooley, The Battle at Cibecue, 2001 April 19

    • Cooley, Anthony (Great Grandson of Corydon E. Cooley)
    • Indians of North America -- Arizona -- Apache Indians -- History; Scouts and Scouting -- Arizona -- Biography, Cooley Family; Military Camps -- Arizona -- History
    • Corydon E. Cooley, Chief of Scouts at the Battle of Cibecue. MP3 Clip is 2.3 minutes of 47 min. speech
    • Korea War display.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • The Korean War was the first United Nations war where the United States was a majorforce.
    • Conquistador

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • Image of Conquistador display.
    • Spanish-colonial tropa ligera.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • SPANISH COLONIAL PERIOD

      The Spanish Colonial Period covers the period 1739 (the discovery of the Arizonac mine) through 1856 (the arrival of the American military in Tucson).

      Prior to the Reglamentos of 1772 (Regulations of...
    • U.S.--Mexican War Mexican soldier.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • TUCSON PRESIDIO AND MEXICAN WAR

      In 1821, Mexico won its independence from Spain after a decade of war. The revolution had bankrupted the national treasury, and funds that had supported missions, presidios, and Apache peace...
    • U.S.--Mexican War U.S. soldier.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • Display of U.S uniform during Spanish-American War.
    • Map of U.S. Mormon Battalion march.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • MORMON BATTALION AND TUCSON PRESIDIO

      Mexico broke off relations with the United States in March 1845 after the annexation of Texas. A Mexican attack on U.S. troops occupying disputed territory preceded a U.S. declaration of war on Mexico...
    • Medal of Honor display.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • Arizona has many Medal of Honor recipients. Most of them were Indian who received the nation's higest honor during the Indian Wars.
    • Women in the Military display.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • Women have served in the military in various capacities, and in the actions in Iraq many have given their lives in the service of their country.
    • Terrorism display.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • Various Definitions of Terrorism
      Controversy in Defining Terrorism

      The difficulty in defining "terrorism" is in agreeing on a basis for determining when the use of violence (directed at whom, by whom, for what ends) is legitimate;...
    • Vietnam--Tet, Hue, and "The Turning Point."

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • The Tet Offensive 1968

      Early in 1968 the Communists launched a major offensive to coincide with the traditional Vietnamese New Year celebrations (29 to 31 January). It was a time of an agreed cease-fire. NVA/VC suicide troops struck in...
    • Operation Desert Storm display.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • Operation Desert Storm (1990-1991)

      The first major conflict involving the United States since Vietnam proved to be a catharsis of sorts for the American military and public. Just as the Spanish-American War of 1898 gave the nation a...
    • Indian Wars display.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • Indian Wars in Arizona Territory

      The stage line brought many more whites through the Pima villages, but the Civil War had an even greater effect. Far from the center stage, the major impact of the war in Arizona slowed the pace of white...
    • Operation Enduring Freedom display.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • Operation Enduring Freedom

      The War in Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom) began in October, 2001 in response to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States. Following the Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan in 1989...
    • Operation Iraqi Freedom display.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • Operation Iraqi Freedom

      On March 19, 2003, American and British forces began Coalition bombing of Iraq--"Operation Iraqi Freedom." The belligerents involved were United States, Great Britain, Australia, Poland, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Oman,...
    • Frank Luke

    • Unknown
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • Frank, Jr. was born and raised in Arizona Territory. On January 23, 1918, he got his wings and a commission as a second lieutenant at Rockwell Field in San Diego. After a leave, he was off to catch his ship in New York and find his war in...
    • The front doors to the Arizona Military Museum.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • ARIZONA MILITARY HISTORY

      Other than the indigenous inhabitants who populated what is now Arizona in prehistoric times, the Spanish Conquistadors were the first "military" to explore what is now Arizona in the 16th century. In their quest...
    • Pima soldier of the 1st Arizona Volunteer Infantry.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • 1st Arizona Volunteer Infantry

      Carleton's California Volunteers established Camp Lowell in Tucson in 1862 after Captain Sherod Hunter evacuated his Confederates. They also founded Fort Bowie near Apache Pass and Fort Whipple near...
    • Spanish-American display.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • ROUGH RIDERS

      USS Maine, a second-class battleship built between 1888 and 1895, was sent to Havana in January 1898 to protect American interests during revolt of the Cubans against the Spanish government. In the evening of 15 February 1898,...
    • World War II display of weapons and U.S. uniforms.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • Pearl Harbor

      On Sunday, December 7th, 1941 the Japanese launched a surprise attack against the U.S. Forces stationed at Pearl Harbor , Hawaii By planning his attack on a Sunday, the Japanese commander Admiral Nagumo, hoped to catch the...
    • On the Mexican Border display.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • ON THE BORDER

      Between the fall of 1910 and the summer of 1916, Mexico had been embroiled in a violent revolution, with opposing political and military forces struggling for control of the country. In 1913, United States President William...
    • World War I display.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • World War I

      Causes
      World War I had sweeping consequences for politics and diplomacy in the rest of the 20th century. The war resulted in the collapse and fragmentation of the Empires of Austria-Hungary, Russia, and the Ottoman...
    • Military communications display with telephones and radios.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • Early military communications involved the voice, arm and hand signals, flags, whistles, drums, horns, bugles, telephones, and evolved to various radios. Military communications today are typified by high technology including computers and...
    • U.S. Allies in WW II.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • America's allies in WW II included England and Russia and China.
    • Vietnam--Khe Sanh and Lang Vei display.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • Operation PEGASUS

      On March 30, 1968 at 0800, the operational control of the 26th Marine Regiment at Khe Sanh passed to the 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) which initiated Operation PEGASUS. Elsewhere in northern I Corps Tactical Zone,...
    • Axis uniforms--German and Italian.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • The Axis powers against the Allies in WW II were Nazi Germany, Japan. and Italy.
    • Bushmasters display.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • BUSHMASTERS

      The 158th Infantry Regiment was born September 2, 1865, as the First Arizona Volunteer Infantry. The Regiment was drafted into Federal Service for World War I, 5 August 1917 as part of the 40th Division. Reorganization after...
    • Bushmasters display with accolade.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • General Douglas MacArthur gave the accolade to the Arizona Bushmasters--No greater fighting combat team has ever deployed for battle.
    • WW II Japanese soldier display.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • The Bushmasters fought the tenacious and crafty Japanese.
    • Code Talker

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • HOPI CODE TALKERS

      Although the Navajo tribe is most remembered for its contributions to the World War II communications code units, the Hopi tribe also helped in the communications coding efforts. Eleven Hopi men developed a code...
    • Arizona territory display.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • EARLY ARIZONA TERRITORY

      The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo formally ended the Mexican-American War in February 1848, but tensions between the Governments of Mexico and the United States continued over the next six years. The two countries...
    • Buffalo Soldier.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • BUFFALO SOLDIERS IN ARIZONA

      Shortly after the Civil War on July 28th, 1866, Negroes were allowed to serve in the regular peacetime army. Six regiments, 2 of Cavalry and 4 of infantry were authorized. These regiments campaigned on the Great...
    • Civil War in Arizona.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • CIVIL WAR IN ARIZONA

      Both the Union and the Confederacy desperately wanted California because of its rich mineral resources; its vital access to the Pacific Ocean; and the conquest would help the Confederacy gain European recognition. The...
    • Vietnam--NVA, VC, and ARVN uniforms.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • Tet was a particularly crushing defeat for the VC. It had not only failed to trigger any uprising but also cost them "our best people," as former Viet Cong doctor Duong Quyunh Hoa later admitted to reporter Stanley Karnow. Yet the very fact of the...
    • Bushmasters display.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • BUSHMASTERS

      The 158th Infantry Regiment was born September 2, 1865, as the First Arizona Volunteer Infantry. The Regiment was drafted into Federal Service for World War I, 5 August 1917 as part of the 40th Division. Reorganization after...
    • Vietnam--various U.S. uniforms.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • There is perhaps no greater testimony to the celebratory atmosphere that surrounded the Communist victory in Vietnam than the 1975 Academy Awards, which took place on April 8, just three weeks before the South's final surrender. The award for Best...

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