Make an Offer Today and Get a Quick Response! COLONEL GREG "PAPPY" BOYINGTON - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: JOHN GLENN, ENOLA GAY CREW PAUL W. TIBBETS, BRIGADIER GENERAL JAMES H. "JIMMY" DOOLITTLE, BRIGADIER GENERAL CHUCK YEAGER, GENERAL IRA C. AVIATORS Aviators salute Glenn Curtiss.
Doolittle", "Pappy Boyington", "John Glenn", "Paul W. LeMay" and "Chuck Yeager , 6½x3½.GLENN CURTISS became involved with Alexander Graham Bell and the Aerial Experiment Association (AEA) in 1907. The postmark, Hammondsport, New York, was the site of Curtiss' aircraft factory where the JN-4 was built, tested and manufactured. The JN-4, commonly called the Jenny, was used as a trainer in World War I. DOOLITTLE led an air raid on Tokyo, the first American offensive blow in the Pacific in World War II. Doolittle was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor and the Silver Star.
GREGORY "PAPPY" BOYINGTON, leader of the Black Sheep Squadron of the Flying Tigers in China, was the fourth highest ranking U. World War II Ace with 28 victories. He was awarded the Navy Cross and the Congressional Medal of Honor. JOHN GLENN was selected as one of the original U. Astronauts in April 1959 by NASA.He was the first U. Astronaut to orbit the Earth. TIBBETS was the Air Force Officer in Charge of employing the atomic bomb during World War II.
He piloted the Enola Gay that deployed the first atomic bomb over Hiroshima, Japan, and the Nagasaki mission that came three days later. EAKER's aviation records include a 150-hour, 40-minute, 15-second endurance flight in the Fokker Question Mark , and the first instruments only transcontinental flight.He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Congressional Gold Medal. LeMAY formulated advanced bomber tactics as a division Commander. The combat box formation and pattern bombing are attributed to his development. CHUCK YEAGER was the first to travel faster than sound when he broke the sonic barrier for the first time on October 14, 1947. A fighter pilot and U. Air Force test pilot, he flew the Bell X-1 Glamorous Glennis with four rocket engines above 37,000 feet to a speed of Mach 1,015 (670 mph). Framed in Gallery of History style: 38½x30. See more material from these signers.
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