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Pampa Army Air Field
Pampa, Texas

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Published: Army and Navy Publishing Company of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1943

This book belonged to Staff Sergeant Harold L. Johnson, pictured on page 35. It includes a personal to him from someone named Mildred, probably a local resident.


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  • 1094th Guard: 1094th Guard Squadron (1 item)
  • 1101st Training: 1101st Two Engine Flying Training Squadron (1 item)
  • 1102nd Training: 1102nd Advanced Flying Training Squadron (1 item)
  • 328th Aviation: 328th Aviation Squadron (1 item)
  • 385th Band: 385th Army Air Forces Band (1 item)
  • 454th HQ: 454th Base Headquarters and Air Base Squadron (1 item)
  • 517th Service: 517th Service Squadron (1 item)
  • 73rd HQ: 73rd Base Headquarters and Air Base Squadron (1 item)
  • 73rd Training: 73rd Two Engine Flying Training Group (1 item)
  • 74th Training: 74th Two Engine Flying Training Squadron (1 item)
  • 852nd Training: 852nd Two Engine Flying Training Squadron (1 item)
  • 853rd Training: 853rd Two Engine Flying Training Squadron (1 item)
  • 908th Quartermaster: 908th Quartermaster Company (17 items)

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  • History of Base - Includes a history of the base or facility (166 items)
  • Owner - Includes the name of the original owner (141 items)
  • Photos of Local Area - Includes pictures of the local community (57 items)

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  • Pampa Army Flying School; Pampa, Texas, USA (9 items)

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Added: December 12, 2013

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000493-01-00.pdf

Base personnel book for the Pampa Army Air Field, Pampa, Texas.

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Pages common to all publications in the "Wings Over America" series.

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[1] John E Velehradsky (31-May-2017 08:13 AM)

As a youngster in 1943-44, I traveled to Pampa Air Field twice to visit my brother, who was training to be a pilot. I recall the wooden sidewalks, the tar paper buildings, the recreation area with its Coke machine and pool tables. We stayed at the hotel pictured in the book. I also recall a huge pile of grain covering the street in Pampa. We traveled by Burlington train from Omaha to Kansas City and by the Santa Fe from Kansas City to Pampa.

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