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San Diego's North Island: 1911-1941 - Pescador, Katrina, and Aldrich, Mark, Professor, and San Diego Air and Space Museum
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San Diego s North Island is one of the most significant venues of aviation in the world. Starting in 1911, it was the home to one of the nation s first aviation schools, founded by Glenn Curtiss, who pioneered seaplane flight. He trained the nucleus of America s future air forces there, including Lt. Theodore Ellyson, the first naval aviator. When the United States entered World War I, the government took over the island with plans to build a training center for the nation s armed forces. The new army base was named ...

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San Diego's North Island: 1911-1941 2007, Arcadia Publishing (SC), San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9780738547954

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San Diego's North Island: 1911-1941 2007, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531629458

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