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A Preliminary to War: The 1st Aero Squadron And the Mexican Punitive ...
Roger G. Miller
No preview available - 2005
1st Aero Squadron 7th Cavalry aeroplanes AFAL AFHRA airplanes April April 12 Arenales Army Air Arm arrived Ascención automobile Aviator’s Feet base Boots Sometimes Irritate Capt Carrancista Carranza Casas Grandes Chihuahua City Colonia Dublán Columbus column command despatches detachment Diary enlisted equipment field File Personal Correspondence flew S.C. flight flying Fort Sam Houston Foulois Papers Foulois sent Foulois to Cmd Foulois to Cowan Foulois to Reber Foulois’s Funston Gorrell Guerrero headquarters Hennessy Ibid Irritate an Aviator’s Jeffery trucks Jones Collection Kilner landing Lieutenant locate machine March 18 March 22 Mason Memo Mexican Punitive Expedition Mexico mission Namiquipa Pancho Parral Pershing pilots planes propellers Quartermaster Corps Report of Operations returned Riding Boots Sometimes San Antonio San Geronimo Satevó Scriven Signal Corps Sill Squadron personnel squadron truck train subj Telegram Tompkins transport U.S. Army U.S. Army’s underpowered United States Army Valle Villa Villistas Willis Wright Brothers
Page 55 - Quoted in Forrest C. Pogue, George C. Marshall: Education of a General (New York: The Viking Press, 1963), p.
Page 54 - Report of Operations of the First Aero Squadron, Signal Corps, with Punitive Expedition, USA, for Period March 15 to August 15,1916,
Page 51 - congressman that aviation was no longer experimental or freakish. There is no doubt in my mind that the support later given to the Air Service by both General Pershing and Secretary Baker had its roots in the performance and determination of my splendid crew.,
Page 17 - that there were no Mexican rebels within a day's march of the head or flanks of his infantry and cavalry columns.
Page 55 - Hennessy, The United States Army Air Arm, April 1861 to April 1917,
Page 11 - rough so that machines can start and land. You are equipped with service machines and none others will be furnished. If you cannot meet the incidents of active service you will be superseded.
Page 42 - at least ten of the highest powered, highest climbing and best weight carrying aeroplanes that can be secured and purchased in the United States,
Page 8 - But we were to find that an airplane that looks like an airplane may be something less.