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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.

Identifier

NASM.2002.0005

Creator

Short, John Marshall, 1913-

Date

[ca. 1940s]

Provenance

Pam Struss, Gift, 2001, 2002-0005, unknown

Extent

0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Photographs

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.

Genre/Form

Photographs

Rights

Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Names

Majors Field, Texas

Skelton, Red, 1913-1997

Topics Flight training
Aeronautics, Military
Aeronautics
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

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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