North American P-51C Mustang; Odom, William P. "Bill" (Captain); Events, 1949 Cleveland, OH, National Air Races. [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

William P. "Bill" Odom, wearing a victor's garland, standing beside Jacqueline "Jackie" Cochran's North American P-51C Mustang racer "Beguine" (r/n N4845N, race number 7). Odom was killed in this plane in the 1949 Thompson Trophy race. National Air Races, Cleveland, Ohio.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Airplane racing
  • National Championship Air Races
  • Aeronautics
  • Air pilots
  • Airplanes

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Unknown

Date

1949

Place

Cleveland, Ohio

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-9A02715

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