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Aviation History: November ’98 From the Editor

While the world celebrates several golden anniversaries, we pause to acknowledge a 50th of another sort. The golden anniversary of events during and at the conclusion of World War II was attended by a series...
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Aviation History: March ’97 From the Editor

Recognition is overdue for the two quiet'power pioneers' of aviation who opened the door to high-speed flight.I earned a few odd looks from others waiting for the Washington, D.C., subway because they must...
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Aviation History: November ’97 From the Editor

It's time for the nation's military toequalize personnel expectationsregardless of gender or rank. One of the best co-pilots I flew with when I was a Douglas C-47 pilot in the U.S. Air Force was a Boeing B-52...
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Aviation History: September ’96 From the Editor

Strong direction is needed to return the National Air and Space Museum to its originally mandated course.As we prepare to send this issue of Aviation History to press, we note with great pleasure the...
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American History: June ’99 Letters

NAME THE SHIPS Having served in Korean waters, I found the article on the USS Missouri ("The Last Battleship," February 1999) especially interesting. Had it not been for ships such as the Missouri...
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Aviation History: March 1999 Letters

Coleman Had the Right StuffI thoroughly enjoyed the article about Bessie Coleman in your November issue ("People and Planes"). Ron Edwards painted a well-focused picture of a determined, enthusiastic and...
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Aviation History: September 1999 Letters

Un-American Ace in the RAFIn the sidebar to the story on Fred Gillet in Aviation History, March 1999, Wilfred Beaver is included among a listing of American aces in Royal Air Force service. In fact, according...