Legends of Airpower: Billy Mitchell
Major General William Mitchell–Father of America’s modern Air Force, Billy Mitchell predicted the first world war with Germany, the attack on Pearl Harbor by Japan, and envisioned a day that planes would fly over a thousand miles an hour. As a private in Cuba, he taught himself the basics of aeronautics from a book, but later learned to fly from Orville Wright. His foresight and outspokenness won him both a general court-martial and a Special Medal of Honor…. More >>
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