Wings Over Chanute Field

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Published by Army Air Forces Training Command, Publisher, Chanute Field, IL
Condition: Good Soft cover
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no date, presumed mid 1940s. Illustrated wraps, with an aircraft engine on the front cover and a black and white photo of a bomber airplane and airmen standing at attention. Folio. 32 pp., including covers. Black and white photos throughout. A pictorial look at Chanute Field, a technical training school for soldiers then in the Army Air Force. This includes a look at combat training, mechanical and other training involved in maintaining aircraft and ground facilities, as well as documentation of entertainment and other aspects of a soldier's life. Many allusions to fighting in World War II throughout, as well as photos of various aircraft. Also present is a two page handwritten letter on Army Air Forces letterhead, dated October 21, 1944, and written from a soldier to his mother and father. This letter describes life at the camp, the P.X.s and the author's scheme (with another soldier) to get a new field jacket. GOOD+ condition. Minor soiling, fading and wrinkling to the book, with light fading and toning in the interior. Bookseller Inventory # 007305

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Title: Wings Over Chanute Field

Publisher: Army Air Forces Training Command, Publisher, Chanute Field, IL

Binding: Wraps

Book Condition:Good

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