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Collection Item Summary:

Paul R. Stockton (1880-1962) enlisted in the U.S. Army Signal Corps in 1906. He made his first flight in 1916 at Mineola, New York as a member of the First Aero Company, New York State National Guard. In 1917 Stockton was ordered overseas, and served as commanding officer of the 12th Aero Squadron of the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I. He later compiled a scrapbook detailing his service before, during and immediately after World War I. Envelope addressed to Stockton in France, dated June 12, 1918. Found loose in the Paul R. Stockton scrapbook. Reverse of envelope - 9A11509-A.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Air pilots, Military
  • World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations
  • United States. Army. Air Service

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Repository Loc.

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


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