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Scott Field
Class 1942, Radio School, Scott Field, Belleville, Illinois

Rated 4.5 (2 Votes)

 

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Published: circa October 1942


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  • History of Base - Includes a history of the base or facility (166 items)
  • Photo of de Havilland - Includes a photograph of actress Olivia de Havilland (1 item)
  • Signatures - Includes signatures of cadets and/or instructors (121 items)

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  • Scott Field; Belleville, Illinois, USA (5 items)

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  • Pim van Wijngaarden (1 item)

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  • Private Collection

Added: February 22, 2010

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Class book for radio school graduating October 12, 1942 from Scott Field, Belleville, Illinois.

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[1] Clyde Owens (03-Dec-2012 08:27 PM)

I served under MacArthur and General George Kenney in Port Moresby, Morotai, Philippines, and Japan. I was a radio operator with the 1015th Signal Company Aviation in the Fifth Air Force. I reached a code speed of 30 wpm. A Friend said, when we met at Clark field, "Clyde is the only person he knows that can eat an apple, carry on a conversation, and send morse code a the same time".

[2] Mike Voisin (04-Dec-2012 08:24 AM)

Clyde, thank you for your service! Were you stationed at Scott Field?

[3] Clyde Owens (11-Jan-2013 12:33 PM)

Yes I atteneded the radio mechanics school and graduated in april in a class of over 100.
Was sentto Savanah Georgia and was assigned to the 80th airdrome squdron. went over seas to Port Morseby. we were used as a labor source, till I went on detached service to the 1015th signal company.

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