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Majors Field Photography Collection
This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
John Marshall Short (1913- ) who was a member of the Majors Field Photographic Laboratory personnel during World War II. Originally, Majors Field was a basic training school using BT-13As. Later, the base would expand as an advanced training center using P-47 Thunderbolts for training.
Short, John Marshall, 1913-
Pam Struss, Gift, 2001, 2002-0005, unknown
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
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Scope and Contents
This collection consists of 42 photographs of training and service life at Majors Field, Texas, and later in the Philippines. Included are images of Vultee BT-13As, Bell P-39Ns, and Martin B-26Cs, as well as shots of personnel and base life. There are also a few images of Red Skelton doing a comic routine at Majors Field.
Majors Field, Texas
Skelton, Red, 1913-1997
Vultee BT-13A Valiant
Bell P-39 Airacobra Family
Bell P-39N Airacobra
Martin B-26C Marauder (Model 179C)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations
World War, 1939-1945
Martin B-26 Marauder Family
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