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Lt. Jimmy Doolittle in cockpit preparing to leave Kelly Field on cross country flight. Photo taken by my grandfather Hartman who was a member of the Kelly Field band that played for Doolittle that morning.
Preparing Lt. Jimmy Doolittle's DH-4 for continuation of his cross country flight. My grandfather Hartman took this photo.
Lt. Jimmy Doolittle's DH-4. Sept. 5, 1922 cross country trip. Preparing to leave Kelly Field San Antonio, Texas for San Diego. My grandfather Hartman took this photo as he was a member of the Kelly Field band that played for him that morning.
My paternal grandfather served in the Army Air Service from 1918 to approximately 1924. This was along the Southern US border from Texas to Arizona. His unit was building emergency airstrips along the border for the Dehavilland planes that were patrolling for smugglers as he told it.
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