U.S. Biplane - Scouting Flight Over Mexican Border

U.S. Biplane - Scouting Flight Over Mexican Border

Stock #: 213387
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
Publisher: American Colortype Company
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The Mexican trouble proved of considerable value to our army as a practical training field in which to try out the efficiency of the several arms of the service. Here our aeroplanes were put into use for scouting purposes, and from the service they saw down there, the Aviation Corps learned a great deal regarding the demands that would be made on them in actual warfare, and just how their equipment could be improved. Our aviators have won from the cavalry their right to the title "the eyes of the army," and are demonstrating to the world every day, their effectiveness in this field
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