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    • "Abandoned Military Posts of Northern Arizona"

    • "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
    • Oral History with Elizabeth Ragatz, May 23, 2011

    • Oral History with Elizabeth Ragatz, May 23, 2011
    • Ragatz, Elizabeth
    • Sierra Vista (Ariz.)--History; Military spouses--Travel; Fort Huachuca (Ariz.); Korean War, 1950-1953--Military intelligence; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Military intelligence
    • Elizabeth Ragatz was born and raised in Nebraska. She married William T. Ragatz and followed him around the world during his career in the U.S. Army. They have six children. His last posting was at Fort Huachuca in Arizona. They retired in Sierra...
    • Chinese students at Thunderbird #1

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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.
    • Williams Flying School hangars at Clemenceau

    • Williams Flying School hangars at Clemenceau
    • Marcus Rawlins
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona; Airplanes -- Military; World War, 1939-1945 -- History
    • Williams Flying School at Clemenceau Airport just prior to the start of their WTS program in 1943. Doors were installed on the hangar to satisfy government requirements. All school aircraft had to be kept inside at night. The small building to...
    • PT-17s at Thunderbird #1

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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.
    • Formation flying at Koch Field dedication

    • Formation flying at Koch Field dedication
    • E.D. Newcomer
    • Airports; Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airplanes, Military -- History
    • Formation flying during the Koch Field dedication day ceremonies at Flagstaff, Arizona. This picture was taken from the in flight Reinhart and Whelan Special by photographer E.V. Newcomer.
    • Keystone bomber LB-6 at Phoenix Municipal

    • 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.
    • Cooley, The Battle at Cibecue, 2001 April 19

    • 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
    • Didier Masson's Sonora

    • Didier Masson's Sonora
    • McKinney, Fred A.
    • Airplanes, Military--History; Air Pilots; Arizona--History--1912-1950
    • The Sonora, ready to start on a bombing expedition over Guaymas. Didier Masson is in the pilot's seat on the right side of the aircraft and to his left in a dark suit is the unidentified bombadier, possibly Gustavo Salinas or B. Alcalde.
    • General Calles' Christofferson biplane

    • General Calles' Christofferson biplane
    • McKinney, Fred A.
    • Airplanes, Military--History; Air Pilots; Arizona--History--1912-1950
    • Pilot Lawrence W. Brown and unidentified others with Christofferson biplane in the summer of 1915. The plane dropped leaflets and a dummy bomb on the U.S. infantry camp at Nogales, Arizona on July 31, 1915.
    • DH-4 Border Patrol Wreckage

    • DH-4 Border Patrol Wreckage
    • Hinkle, Lt. Stacy C.
    • Airplanes, Military--History; Arizona--History--1912-1950
    • A DH-4 Border Patrol aircraft after a forced landing, July 1919. The spreader bar was low enough to hit obstructions and aircraft with this landing gear were known to have a built in ground loop. Crosswinds and rough fields aggravated the...
    • Big chicken DH-4 and pony soldiers

    • Big chicken DH-4 and pony soldiers
    • Hinkle, Lt. Stacy C.
    • Airplanes, Military--History; Arizona--History--1912-1950
    • 12th Aero Squadron DH-4 flying liason with Calvary troops on United States-Mexico border patrol in 1920.
    • Twin-engine biplane bomber at Yuma

    • Twin-engine biplane bomber at Yuma
    • Unknown
    • Airplanes, Military--History; Arizona--History--1912-1950
    • The first multi-engine airplane to land at Yuma. No further information given on original photo but the aircraft is possibly the Curtiss-Martin NBS-1 type, one of four Marine bombers under Captain Gieger that left San Diego for Quantico, Virginia...
    • U.S. Army world cruiser Chicago

    • U.S. Army world cruiser Chicago
    • Unknown
    • Airplanes, Military--History; Arizona--History--1912-1950
    • The U.S. Army Douglas World Cruiser Chicago at Tucson Municipal Airport, September 21, 1924.

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