Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. GENERAL WHITE AND ADVISORY COMMITTEE VISIT USAF ACADEMY

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Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. GENERAL WHITE AND ADVISORY COMMITTEE VISIT USAF ACADEMY

Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. GENERAL WHITE AND ADVISORY COMMITTEE VISIT USAF ACADEMY

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