Class 1942, Radio School, Scott Field, Belleville, Illinois
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- Pim van Wijngaarden
Published: circa October 1942
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- Class Books
- History of Base - Includes a history of the base or facility
- Photo of de Havilland - Includes a photograph of actress Olivia de Havilland
- Signatures - Includes signatures of cadets and/or instructors
- Scott Field; Belleville, Illinois, USA
- Pim van Wijngaarden
- Private Collection
Added: February 22, 2010
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Army Air Forces Collection, "Scott Field: Class 1942, Radio School, Scott Field, Belleville, Illinois" (item 000203), AAF Collection, http://AAFCollection.info/items/list.php?item=000203 (accessed 23 February 2018).
Class book for radio school graduating October 12, 1942 from Scott Field, Belleville, Illinois.
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 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".
 Mike Voisin (04-Dec-2012 08:24 AM)
Clyde, thank you for your service! Were you stationed at Scott Field?
 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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