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Army Air Forces School of Applied Tactics (Orlando, Fla.)


Historical Note

The Army Air Forces Tactical Center was established as the Army Air Forces School of Applied Tactics (AAFSAT) in 1942 and redesignated the following year. It was a command and military training organization of the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. In June 1946, the center became the Army Air Forces Proving Ground Command. Over the next few decades, it had several name and designationchanges, until its inactivation on October 1, 2012

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Norman "Jim" S. Archibald Collection

Identifier: 1986-10-10A
Abstract Norman "Jim" Silas Archibald (1894-1975) of Seattle, Washington served in the U.S. Army Air Service, 95th Aero Squadron during World War I, and later published a bestselling book on his experience. He served again in the Air Force during World War II at home in Seattle. The collection contains correspondence, military documents, photographs, and other materials relating to Archibald's life and military service.

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