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Rockwell Field Air Service Flying School, San Diego, Cal.

Rockwell Field Air Service Flying School, San Diego, Cal.

Kelly Field, #2, Tex., Jan. 5, 1919

Kelly Field, #2, Tex., Jan. 5, 1919

[Airfield near San Antonio]

[Airfield near San Antonio]

Un combat d'aéroplanes. Eau forte par Maurice Busset.

Un combat d'aéroplanes. Eau forte par Maurice Busset.

Former congressman at military hearing. Ross Collins, former representative from Mississippi, testifies at the House Military Affairs Committee considering the Wilcox Bill to establish air bases. 2/13/35

Former congressman at military hearing. Ross Collins, former representative from Mississippi, testifies at the House Military Affairs Committee considering the Wilcox Bill to establish air bases. 2/13/35

Marine lieutenants, pilots, by the power tow-plane for the training gliders at Parris Island's Page Field, S.C.

Marine lieutenants, pilots, by the power tow-plane for the training gliders at Parris Island's Page Field, S.C.

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine. Flying field from the hangar. Coastal Patrol #20

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine. Flying field from the hangar. Coastal Patrol #20

Here's our mission. A combat crew receives final instructions just before taking off in a mighty YB-17 bomber from a bombardment squadron base at the field, Langley Field, Va.

Here's our mission. A combat crew receives final instructions just before taking off in a mighty YB-17 bomber from a bombardment squadron base at the field, Langley Field, Va.

Training gliders at the Marine [Corp]'s Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Training gliders at the Marine [Corp]'s Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine lieutenants studying glider piloting at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine lieutenants studying glider piloting at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Aerial tug boat, which tows gliders for Marine pilots in training out of Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Aerial tug boat, which tows gliders for Marine pilots in training out of Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine power plane which tows the training gliders at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine power plane which tows the training gliders at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Barrage balloons, Parris Island, S.C.

Barrage balloons, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training, ready for take-off at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C. Power towing plane in background

Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training, ready for take-off at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C. Power towing plane in background

Marine with the training gliders at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine with the training gliders at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine glider at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine glider at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

A Marine Corps glider being towed by a power plane from Page Field, at Parris Island, S.C.

A Marine Corps glider being towed by a power plane from Page Field, at Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps barrage balloons, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps barrage balloons, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps glider in flight, out of Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps glider in flight, out of Parris Island, S.C.

U.S. Marine Corps, bedding down a big barrage balloon, Parris Island, S.C.

U.S. Marine Corps, bedding down a big barrage balloon, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps barrage balloons, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps barrage balloons, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps gliders being towed from Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps gliders being towed from Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps gliders in flight out of Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps gliders in flight out of Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps glider in flight out of Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps glider in flight out of Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps gliders in flight out of Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps gliders in flight out of Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps gliders in flight out of Parris Field, S.C.

Marine Corps gliders in flight out of Parris Field, S.C.

A rivet is her fighting weapon. Oyida Peaks, daughter of a Navy lieutenant, one of many women taking NYA training to become mechanics at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. After eight weeks apprenticeship she will be qualified as a civil service worker in the Assembly and Repair Department

A rivet is her fighting weapon. Oyida Peaks, daughter of a Navy lieutenant, one of many women taking NYA training to become mechanics at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. After eight weeks apprenticeship she will be qualified as a civil service worker in the Assembly and Repair Department

Formerly a sociology major at the University of Southern California, Mrs. Eloise J. Ellis (right) now "keeps 'em flyin'" at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. She is a supervisor under civil service in the Assembly and Repair Department. It is her job to maintain morale among the women to help them solve housing and other personal problems. With her is Jo Ann Whittington, an NYA trainee at the plant

Formerly a sociology major at the University of Southern California, Mrs. Eloise J. Ellis (right) now "keeps 'em flyin'" at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. She is a supervisor under civil service in the Assembly and Repair Department. It is her job to maintain morale among the women to help them solve housing and other personal problems. With her is Jo Ann Whittington, an NYA trainee at the plant

Answering the nation's need for womanpower, Mrs. Virginia Davis made arrangement for the care of her two children during the day and joined her husband at work in the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Both are employed under Civil Service in the Assembly and repair department. Mrs. Davis' training will enable her to take the place of her husband should he be called by the armed service

Answering the nation's need for womanpower, Mrs. Virginia Davis made arrangement for the care of her two children during the day and joined her husband at work in the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Both are employed under Civil Service in the Assembly and repair department. Mrs. Davis' training will enable her to take the place of her husband should he be called by the armed service

Mrs. Virginia Davis, a riveter in the assembly and repair department of the Naval Air Base, supervises Chas. Potter, a NYA trainee from Michigan; Corpus Christi, Texas

Mrs. Virginia Davis, a riveter in the assembly and repair department of the Naval Air Base, supervises Chas. Potter, a NYA trainee from Michigan; Corpus Christi, Texas

Mrs. Eloise J. Ellis has been appointed by civil service to be senior supervisor in the Assembly and Repairs Department at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. She buoys up feminine morale in her department by arranging suitable living conditions for out-of-state employees and by helping them with their personal problems

Mrs. Eloise J. Ellis has been appointed by civil service to be senior supervisor in the Assembly and Repairs Department at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. She buoys up feminine morale in her department by arranging suitable living conditions for out-of-state employees and by helping them with their personal problems

At the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

At the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Navy N2S primary land planes at the Naval Air Base in Corpus Christi, Texas

Navy N2S primary land planes at the Naval Air Base in Corpus Christi, Texas

Aviation cadet in training at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Aviation cadet in training at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Women from all fields have joined the production army, Corpus Christi, Texas. Miss Grace Weaver, a civil service worker at the Naval Air Base, and a school teacher before the war, is doing her part for victory along with her brother who is a flying instructor in the Army. Miss Weaver paints the American insignia on repaired Navy plane wings

Women from all fields have joined the production army, Corpus Christi, Texas. Miss Grace Weaver, a civil service worker at the Naval Air Base, and a school teacher before the war, is doing her part for victory along with her brother who is a flying instructor in the Army. Miss Weaver paints the American insignia on repaired Navy plane wings

Oyida Peaks riveting as part of her NYA training to become a mechanic in the Assembly and Repair Department at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Oyida Peaks riveting as part of her NYA training to become a mechanic in the Assembly and Repair Department at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

A sailor mechanic refueling a plane at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

A sailor mechanic refueling a plane at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Sailor mechanic inspecting a PBY plane at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Sailor mechanic inspecting a PBY plane at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Bowen and Olsen, a riveter and her supervisor, in the Assembly and Repair Dept. at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Bowen and Olsen, a riveter and her supervisor, in the Assembly and Repair Dept. at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

NYA employees receiving training in the Assembly and Repair Dept., U.S. Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

NYA employees receiving training in the Assembly and Repair Dept., U.S. Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Marine lieutenant, pilot with the power towplane for the training gliders at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine lieutenant, pilot with the power towplane for the training gliders at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Barrage balloons, Parris Island, S.C.

Barrage balloons, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Lieutenant, glider pilot in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Lieutenant, glider pilot in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Parris Island, S.C., barrage balloon

Parris Island, S.C., barrage balloon

Barrage balloon, Parris Island, S.C.

Barrage balloon, Parris Island, S.C.

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

Marines finishing training at Parris Island, S.C.

Marines finishing training at Parris Island, S.C.

Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training, at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training, at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

One of America's new warships of the air, a mighty YB-17 bomber, is pulled up at a bombardment squadron hangar, Langley Field, Va. It is all set to taxi out to a runway and take off

One of America's new warships of the air, a mighty YB-17 bomber, is pulled up at a bombardment squadron hangar, Langley Field, Va. It is all set to taxi out to a runway and take off

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

Marine with the gliders at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine with the gliders at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

A giant of the skyways poises for flight, Langley Field, Va. The four powerful engines of a YB-17 bomber are warmed up before a takeoff

A giant of the skyways poises for flight, Langley Field, Va. The four powerful engines of a YB-17 bomber are warmed up before a takeoff

Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

Marine Corps barrage balloons, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps barrage balloons, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps barrage balloons, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps barrage balloons, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps barrage balloons, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps barrage balloons, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps gliders in flight from Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps gliders in flight from Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps glider in flight out of Parris island, S.C.

Marine Corps glider in flight out of Parris island, S.C.

Marine Corps glider in flight, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps glider in flight, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps gliders in flight out of Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps gliders in flight out of Parris Island, S.C.

As an NYA trainee working inside the nose of a PBY, Elmer J. Pace is learning the construction of Navy planes, Corpus Christi, Naval Air Base, Texas

As an NYA trainee working inside the nose of a PBY, Elmer J. Pace is learning the construction of Navy planes, Corpus Christi, Naval Air Base, Texas

Pearl Harbor widows have gone into war work to carry on the fight with a personal vengeance, Corpus Christi, Texas. Mrs. Virginia Young (right) whose husband was one of the first casualties of World War II, is a supervisor in the Assembly and Repairs Department of the Naval Air Base. Her job is to find convenient and comfortable living quarters for women workers from out of the state, like Ethel Mann, who operates an electric drill

Pearl Harbor widows have gone into war work to carry on the fight with a personal vengeance, Corpus Christi, Texas. Mrs. Virginia Young (right) whose husband was one of the first casualties of World War II, is a supervisor in the Assembly and Repairs Department of the Naval Air Base. Her job is to find convenient and comfortable living quarters for women workers from out of the state, like Ethel Mann, who operates an electric drill

Av. Cadet Thanas at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Av. Cadet Thanas at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Ens[ign] Noressey and Cadet Thenics at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Ens[ign] Noressey and Cadet Thenics at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Ensign Noressey and Cadet Thenics at the Naval Air base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Ensign Noressey and Cadet Thenics at the Naval Air base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Women are contributing their skills to the nation's needs by keeping our country's planes in top-notch fighting condition, Corpus Christi, Texas. Wife of a disabled World War I veteran, Mrs. Cora Ann Bowen (left) works as a cowler at the Naval Air Base. Mrs. Eloise J. Ellis is a senior supervisor in the Assembly and Repairs department

Women are contributing their skills to the nation's needs by keeping our country's planes in top-notch fighting condition, Corpus Christi, Texas. Wife of a disabled World War I veteran, Mrs. Cora Ann Bowen (left) works as a cowler at the Naval Air Base. Mrs. Eloise J. Ellis is a senior supervisor in the Assembly and Repairs department

Assembly and Repairs Dept. mechanic Mary Josephine Farley works on a Wright Whirlwind motor, Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Assembly and Repairs Dept. mechanic Mary Josephine Farley works on a Wright Whirlwind motor, Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Marine lieutenant, pilot with the power towing plane for the training gliders at page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine lieutenant, pilot with the power towing plane for the training gliders at page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine lieutenant by the power towing plane for the gliders at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine lieutenant by the power towing plane for the gliders at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

The kind of man Hitler wishes we didn't have. A bomber pilot, captain in a bombardment squadron, just before he climbs aboard his huge YN-17 bombing plane

The kind of man Hitler wishes we didn't have. A bomber pilot, captain in a bombardment squadron, just before he climbs aboard his huge YN-17 bombing plane

A marine Lieutenant, glider pilot in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

A marine Lieutenant, glider pilot in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine statue at Parris Island, S.C.

Marine statue at Parris Island, S.C.

Marine lieutenant, pilot with the power towing plane for the gliders at Parris Island's Page Field, S.C.

Marine lieutenant, pilot with the power towing plane for the gliders at Parris Island's Page Field, S.C.

Marine glider at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine glider at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine glider in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine glider in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Preparing for take-off at the glider pilot training program, Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Preparing for take-off at the glider pilot training program, Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Barrage balloon, Parris Island, S.C.

Barrage balloon, Parris Island, S.C.

Driver of Marine truck, New River, N.C.

Driver of Marine truck, New River, N.C.

Barrage balloon, Parris Island, S.C.

Barrage balloon, Parris Island, S.C.

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

Marine Lieutenant, glider pilot in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Lieutenant, glider pilot in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

A marine glider pilot in training, a lieutenant, at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

A marine glider pilot in training, a lieutenant, at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

Marine Corps barrage balloons, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps barrage balloons, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps lieutenant studying glider piloting at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps lieutenant studying glider piloting at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine motor detachment, New River, N.C.

Marine motor detachment, New River, N.C.

Marine Corps gliders being towed from Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps gliders being towed from Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps gliders in flight out of Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps gliders in flight out of Parris Island, S.C.

Hitler would like this man to go home and forget about the war. A good American non-com at the side machine gun of a huge YB-17 bomber is a man who knows his business and works hard at it

Hitler would like this man to go home and forget about the war. A good American non-com at the side machine gun of a huge YB-17 bomber is a man who knows his business and works hard at it

[U.S. Marine Band drummer, probably at the Marine Barracks, Washington, D.C.]

[U.S. Marine Band drummer, probably at the Marine Barracks, Washington, D.C.]

Mrs. Virginia Davis, a riveter in the assembly and repair department of the Naval air base, supervises Chas. Potter, a NYA trainee from Michigan, Corpus Christi, Texas. After eight weeks of training he will go into civil service. Should he be inducted or enlist in the armed service, he will be valuable to mechanized units of the Army or Navy

Mrs. Virginia Davis, a riveter in the assembly and repair department of the Naval air base, supervises Chas. Potter, a NYA trainee from Michigan, Corpus Christi, Texas. After eight weeks of training he will go into civil service. Should he be inducted or enlist in the armed service, he will be valuable to mechanized units of the Army or Navy

Working with a sea-plane at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Working with a sea-plane at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Cadet L. Deitz at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Cadet L. Deitz at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Learning to work a cutting machine, these two NYA employees receive training to fit them for important work, Corpus Christi, Texas. After eight weeks they will be eligible for civil service jobs at the Naval Air Base

Learning to work a cutting machine, these two NYA employees receive training to fit them for important work, Corpus Christi, Texas. After eight weeks they will be eligible for civil service jobs at the Naval Air Base