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    • Chinese pilots at Thunderbird Field

    • Markow, Robert
    • Thunderbird Field I;Pilots and pilotage--Chinese;World War II;
    • Shown here with an American officer are three Chinese officers who were among the many Chinese, known as "free Chinese," who were trained at Thunderbird Field.
    • Falcon Field

    • Markow, Robert
    • World War II; Falcon Field; Southwest Airways; Pilots and pilotage--British; Thunderbird Field II
    • Falcon Field in Mesa, Arizona, developed and operated by Southwest Airways, was briefly known as Thunderbird Field II, but was named Falcon Field because it trained most of the British pilots of World War II
    • Chinese pilot in aircraft

    • Markow, Robert
    • Pilots and pilotage--Chinese;Thunderbird Field I;World War II;
    • A pilot is shown in one of the training planes at Thunderbird Field I. Hundreds of Chinese pilots who served under Chang Kai-shek's army, were trained at Thunderbird Field.
    • Cadet George Byrne

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    • Pilots and pilotage; World War II; Thunderbird Field I; Luke Field; airbases; Byrne, George;
    • George Byrne,a cadet from Iowa, trained first at Thunderbird Field and then received his wings at Luke Field in May 1942. Byrne married a local girl, Ruth Sparks, and after a career in the air force, retired in Glendale.

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