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Army Air Forces Navigation School (San Marcos Army Air Field, Tex.)


Historical Note

Army Air Forces Navigation School at San Marcos Airfield opened in January 1943 and closed in September 1945. It later reopened in 1951 as Gary Air Force Base and closed in 1963.

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Lewis Paul Bowers World War II Collection

Identifier: 2019-08-09
Contents of the Collection The Lewis Paul Bowers World War II Collection is comprised of photographs and various textual materials, including military records, orrders, certificates, and correspondence, primarily related to the World War II experience of Lewis Paul Bowers, a flight navigator on a Consolidated B-24 Liberator ("Rude Nude") of the 307th Bombardment Group, 13th Air Force. There are also some items related to post-war activities as well as personal and family materials. The bulk of the collection...

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